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SLOW-COOKED CHILI CON CARNE
There’s nothing
better than a meal
made in the slow
cooker, especially
when it’s this chili
con carne.
Start to finish:
8 hours and 15 minutes
(15 minutes active)
Number of servings: 10

INGREDIENTS:

• 1 pound ground beef
• 2 tablespoons olive oil,
divided
• 1 large onion, diced
• 1 celery stalk, diced
• 1 carrot, diced
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 2 tablespoons chili
seasoning
• 1 teaspoon ground cumin
• 1 teaspoon dried oregano

• 1/4 cup ketchup
• 1 28-ounce can diced
tomatoes
• 1 18-ounce can kidney
beans, rinsed and drained
• 1 red pepper, diced
• 1/4 cup brown sugar
• 1/4 cup beef broth
• Salt and pepper
• 1 cup sour cream
• 2 green onions, sliced

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large pan over high heat, warm 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and brown
the beef in it. Transfer the meat to the slow cooker.
2. In the same pan, heat the remaining olive oil and cook the onion, celery and
carrot. When it’s almost done, add the garlic, chili seasoning, cumin and dried
oregano. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes or until fragrant.
3. Add the ketchup, diced tomatoes, beans, red pepper, brown sugar and beef
broth and cook until hot. Salt and pepper to taste.
4. Pour over the beef in the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or on
high for 4 hours.
5. Taste and adjust the flavor by adding more chili seasoning, salt and pepper,
if necessary.
6. Serve topped with a dollop of sour cream and some of the sliced green
onion.

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