Slow-Cooker Texas Two-Meat Chili

Beef steak and pork tenderloin make chili twice as delicious! Ground cinnamon balances the spicy flavor.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb boneless beef chuck steak, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
lb pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
cans (10 oz each) tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
1
can (15 to 16 oz) pinto beans, undrained
1
can (12 oz) beer or nonalcoholic beer
1/2
cup chopped red onion
2
tablespoons chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Sliced green onions, if desired
  • 1 In large bowl, mix beef, pork and flour until meats are evenly coated. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add meats; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned on all sides (if necessary, cook meats in batches).
  • 2 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix browned meats and remaining ingredients except green onions.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours. Before serving, skim off fat; sprinkle with green onions.

Expert Tips

Serve this chili with toppings such as sour cream and shredded Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.