Slow-Cooker Spicy Chili

Try this hearty satisfying slow cooker chili. To save you time in the kitchen, use 3 cups thawed Make-Ahead Seasoned Ground Beef and Sausage in place of the ground beef, sausage and onion.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (28 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1
can (15 oz) tomato sauce
2
teaspoons chili powder
1
to 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
can (15 oz) spicy chili beans, undrained
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
Sour cream, if desired
Sliced green onions, if desired
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, sausage and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef and sausage are thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients except sour cream and green onions.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours. Top individual servings with sour cream and green onions.

Expert Tips

Use kitchen scissors to cut the tomatoes just after adding them to the slow cooker while they’re still on top and easy to reach.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
( ),
Sodium
1290mg
1290%;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.