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Slow-Cooker Favorite Ground Beef and Beans

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Slow-Cooker Favorite Ground Beef and Beans
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10
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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.
Updated Apr 29, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For hearty crowd-pleasing gathering, serve with a tossed salad and crusty rolls.

Nutrition

340 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 29g Protein, 43g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
21%
Sodium
950mg
40%
Potassium
940mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
12g
47%
Sugars
11g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
40%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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