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Slow-Cooker Chipotle Chili

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“Chili recipes are as plentiful as chili cooks—and that’s a good thing. For the most part. As with any recipe, too many ingredients (and especially too many “odd” ingredients) can turn a good, old-fashioned hearty dish into…well, something else. This recipe keeps it simple with typical ground beef, tomatoes, fresh vegetables, spices, and beans (sorry, Texas). For a little extra kick and smoky flavor, add chipotle chiles, then let everything come together low and slow in a slow-cooker.”
7hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the sirloin, garlic, and onion. Cook until the beef is browned, 6-7 minutes.
  2. Transfer the sirloin mixture with a slotted spoon to a slow cooker and add the next 8 ingredients (through cumin). Season with salt and cook on low 6 hours.
  3. Stir in the tomato paste and taste for seasoning, adding more salt, if needed. Cook 1 hour longer.
  4. Divide the chili among 5-6 bowls and serve with chopped scallions and cheese, if desired.

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