Hearty Lean Beef Chili (slow cooker)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 231.1
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.5 mg
  • Sodium: 792.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 18.1 g

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Great for cool days, leftovers taste great and can be frozen. Great for cool days, leftovers taste great and can be frozen.
Number of Servings: 8


    onion, diced
    green bell pepper, diced
    Canned diced tomatoes, 42 oz. (28 oz. can & 14 oz. can)
    Joan of Arc spicy chili beans (2 14 oz. cans)
    1 tsp basil
    2 tbs chili
    1 lb. lean (93%) ground beef


You can reduce calories by 42 per serving by leaving out one can of the beans.


Brown and drain ground beef. Disolve chili powder in 1/2 cup hot water. Add beef, chili powder mixture, and all other ingredients except beans to slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours, then add beans and cook 1 to 2 hours more. Serve with oyster crackers or fritos, and top with shredded mexican 4 cheese blend or diced raw onions if desired (not included in nutrition).

Serving Size: makes 8 bowls

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  • Tried this chili and it was excellent just the right amount of spice. Had mine wit saltines; mmmm good!
    - 2/15/13

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