Slow-Cooker Chili Mole

Chili seasoning and chocolate give this chili its distinctively rich, dark, smoky flavor.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
package (1.25 oz) Tex-Mex chili seasoning mix
1
can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes, undrained
1
can (15 oz) spicy chili beans, undrained
1
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, coarsely chopped

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours. Stir well before serving.

Expert Tips

Mole (pronounced "MOH-lay") refers to a Mexican sauce that is characterized by the addition of chocolate.

Serve with wedges of warm cornbread and slices of Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1100mg
1100%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
140%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.