Total TimePrep: 35 min. Cook: 6 hours
Makes12 servings (3 quarts)
- 2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
- 1 beef flank steak (1-1/2 pounds), cubed
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 1 can (29 ounces) tomato sauce
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
- 2 to 3 tablespoons chili powder
- 3 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- Hot pepper sauce, shredded cheddar cheese and additional chopped onion, optional
- In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, flank steak, onion and celery over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
- Transfer to a 6-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the tomato sauce, tomatoes, beans, chilies and seasonings. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until steak is tender.
- Serve with the hot pepper sauce, cheese and onion if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 309 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 1187mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 31g protein.
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The BEST chili we have ever had! My husband and I have been using this recipe for years and it’s still our favorite!! We’ve made a few adjustments for our personal preferences, but this recipe is delicious!
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This is a GREAT chili recipe! The whole family LOVED it and said it was a "keeper!" (I did whisk in some all-purpose unbleached flour about 3/4 through the cooking time to thicken it up as our family prefers thick chili, but that was the only change I made.) Delicious!
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Jan 1, 2014
A very good chili recipe! I'll make this one again.
Jan 1, 2014
Definitely my favorite chili recipe! I forgot to buy celery so I used 1 tsp celery salt and didn't add any additional salt. I love the mixture of spices rather than using a packaged chili seasoning mix.
Mar 18, 2011
Delicious/ My family doesn't like things too spicey so I cut back all the spices/perfect