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This hearty and super-easy crock-pot chili recipe takes just minutes to prepare before simmering low and slow for 4 hours. Red wine adds body to this traditional chili recipe, which features classic ingredients like green bell pepper, onion, stewed tomatoes, kidney beans, cumin, and chili powder. Top with shredded cheddar cheese, corn chips, sour cream, and slices of fresh avocado and serve with Buttermilk Cornbread for a satisfying supper no one will be able to resist.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 1998

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Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups chili and 1 tablespoon cheese)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook the ground round in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until brown, stirring to crumble. Add chopped onion and the next 7 ingredients (onion through garlic), and cook for 7 minutes or until onion is tender. Place meat mixture in an electric slow cooker, and stir in beans and tomatoes. Cover with lid, and cook on low-heat setting for 4 hours. Spoon into bowls; sprinkle with cheese.

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  • Note: The chili can be made on the stovetop if you don't have a slow cooker. After adding the beans and the tomatoes, bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, partially covered, 1 1/2 hours.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

243 calories; calories from fat 21%; fat 5.6g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 25.5g; carbohydrates 22.9g; fiber 3.1g; cholesterol 49mg; iron 4.1mg; sodium 637mg; calcium 154mg.
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