Slow Cooker Hearty Beef Chili

Chili is the ultimate crowd-pleaser and cool-weather comfort food. This simple version lets hearty beef and beans simmer all day, ready to wow 'em when the lid comes off.


8 servings (about 1 cup each)


1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 (16 ounce) can no-salt added tomato sauce
2 (15 ounce) cans red kidney beans, rinsed
1 1/2 cups TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Thick 'N Chunky Mild Salsa
1 cup frozen corn
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoon chili powder
1 cup Mexican style finely shredded four cheese


Brown meat; drain. Add to slow cooker with all remaining ingredients except cheese; stir. Cover with lid.

Cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours (or on HIGH 3 to 4 hours).

Stir just before serving. Serve topped with cheese.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours

Additional Information

For added color and flavor, top individual bowls of chili with sour cream, real bacon bits and/or coarsely crushed saltine crackers.

Kidney beans are available in both light red and dark red varieties. You can prepare this recipe using either variety or 1 can of each.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories: 350; Total Fat: 12 g; Saturated Fat: 6 g; Cholesterol: 65 mg; Sodium: 590 mg; Carbohydrate: 33 g; Dietary Fiber: 7 g; Sugars: 5 g; Protein: 28 g

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