Slow-Cooker Favorite Ground Beef and Beans

This slow-cooked, three-bean meat chili gets a kick from prepared sauce and canned chiles. Top with pre-shredded Cheddar cheese for extra bite.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
1
can (28 oz) baked beans, undrained
1
can (15.5 oz) butter beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
bottle (12 oz) chili sauce
2
cans (4.5 oz each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3
teaspoons chili powder
Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix cooked ground beef mixture and remaining ingredients except cheese.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours. Top individual servings with Cheddar cheese.

Expert Tips

For hearty crowd-pleasing gathering, serve with a tossed salad and crusty rolls.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
950mg
950%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
12g
12%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
40%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.