Slow-Cooker Texas Chuck Wagon Chili

Slow-Cooker Texas Chuck Wagon Chili

Hearty appetites will be satisfied when served bowls brimming with spicy, Southwestern-style chili.

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tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
large onions, cut into eighths
to 4 1/2 pounds fresh beef brisket (not corned beef), trimmed of fat and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2
tablespoons finely chopped garlic
2 1/2
teaspoons salt
teaspoon pepper
to 4 dried ancho chiles, coarsely chopped
tablespoons ground cumin
cups Progresso® beef flavored broth (from 32-ounce carton)
large yellow, red or green bell peppers, cut into 2 1/2-inch strips
Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
  1. Heat oil in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook onions in oil 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until softened.
  2. Stir in beef, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook about 13 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is lightly browned; drain. Place beef mixture in 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in chilies, cumin and broth.
  3. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  4. Stir in bell peppers. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 10 to 12 minutes or until bell peppers are hot. Serve with cheese.
Makes 8 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
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Did You Know?
Beef brisket is a cut of beef taken from the breast section under the first five ribs. It requires long, slow, moist cooking, making it the perfect choice for this recipe.
Ancho chilies are dried poblano chilies. They have a rich, slightly sweet taste. They can be mild to pungent in flavor but are not excessively hot.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 435
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 130mg;
  • Sodium 1250mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 52g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 7 Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.