Slow-Cooked Chili


Classifications: Main Dishes Soups and Stews

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 pounds ground beef

2 16oz cans kidney beans, rinsed & drained

2 14-1/2oz can diced tomatoes, undrained

1 8 oz can tomato sauce

2 medium onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons chili powder

2 teaspoons salt, optional

1 teaspoon pepper

Shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Instructions: In a skillet, brown beef; drain. Transfer to a slow-cooker. Add the next nine ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4 hours. Garnish individual servings with cheese if desired.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1-cup serving (prepared with extra-lean ground beef and without salt or cheese) equals 3 meat,1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetables; also, 330 calories, 337 mg sodium,60 mg cholesterol, 29 gm carbohydrate, 26 gm protein, 13 gm fat.

Serves: 10

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