Slow-Cooker Salsa Chili

Slow-Cooker Salsa Chili

Chunky salsa adds the flavor punch to so-good, slow-cooked chili. Get a head start by using thawed Make-Ahead Ground Beef in place of the ground beef and onion.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

8:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
can (15 oz) tomato sauce
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
2
teaspoons chili powder
1
can (15 to 16 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed
Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
Sliced green onions, if desired
  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. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients except beans.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  4. Stir in beans. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 5 minutes longer or until beans are hot. Top with cheese and onions.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Vary the taste by using black beans instead of pinto beans. If you like a milder chili, use mild salsa and a little less chili powder.
Do-Ahead
If you like, cook up a double batch of this hearty chili, then refrigerate or freeze half for another night. If you do make a double batch, use a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 1350mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 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.