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Slow-Cooker Smoky Beef and Bean Chili

Slow-Cooker Smoky Beef and Bean Chili
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  1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, mix together the beans, tomatoes and their juices, beer, beef, yellow onion, garlic, tomato paste, flour, chili powder, chipotles, and ¾ teaspoon salt.
  2. Cover and cook until the beef is tender, on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours (this will shorten total recipe time). Serve with the corn bread, sour cream, Cheddar, red onion, and cilantro.
By February, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 326
  • Fat 5g
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 36mg
  • Sodium 1,045mg
  • Protein 28g
  • Carbohydrate 35g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Calcium 93mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Fully-stocked refrigerator
This chili improves with age. It can be cooked up to 4 days in advance; refrigerate, covered.

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