Slow Cooker Chili

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Slow Cooker Chili

  • Author: Mushrooms Canada
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 hours
  • Total Time: 5 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

Slow cookers make preparing dinners like this chili a breeze and reduces the amount of added fat or oil.


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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces fresh crimini mushrooms
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef, crumbled
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Place the mushrooms, onion and garlic in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped. Combine the mushroom mixture, ground beef, green pepper, red pepper and beans in a slow cooker.
  2. Stir the diced tomatoes with the tomato paste, chili powder, seasoning blend, cumin and salt until well combined. Pour the tomato mixture into the slow cooker. Cook on high for 5 hours or on low for 10 hours.

Notes

Garnish with cheddar cheese, sour cream, green onion and serve with tortilla chips or in a bread bowl for a fun and tasty dinner.

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