Slow-Cooker Cincinnati Chili

Looking for a hearty slow cooked dinner made using Progresso® beans? Then check out this beef chili made with Muir Glen® tomato puree and served over spaghetti.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

3
lb ground beef round
4
large onions, chopped (4 cups)
1
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2
teaspoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
cup water
2
cans (28 oz each) Muir Glen™ organic tomato puree
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
16
oz uncooked spaghetti
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
Oyster crackers, if desired
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In Dutch oven, cook beef and 3 cups of the onions over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in salt, cinnamon, cocoa, cumin and water. Simmer 2 minutes. In slow cooker, mix beef mixture, tomato puree and brown sugar until blended.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 hours.
  • 3 About 15 minutes before serving, cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package. To serve, spoon chili over spaghetti; top each serving with 1/4 cup cheese, 2 tablespoons of the remaining onions, 2 tablespoons beans and the oyster crackers.

Expert Tips

Cincinnati Chili is served one of five ways: in a bowl, over spaghetti, then with cheese, onions and beans.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
770
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
),
Sodium
1440mg
1440%;
Total Carbohydrate
83g
83%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
),
Protein
51g
51%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.