Slow Cooker Chili
Special Equipment: Slow Cooker – 3-½ quart
1-pound ground beef
1 package Taco Seasoning
¾ cup water
1 (15.5-ounce) can Pinto Beans drained and rinsed
1 (15.5-ounce) can Red Kidney Beans rinsed and drained
2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce
1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (4 ounce) can diced green chilies
2 cloves garlic finely minced
1-2 tablespoons red chili powder depending on taste
2 teaspoons onion powder
½ teaspoon dried Mexican Oregano
½ teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon cumin
Garnishes: Shredded Mexican Cheese, diced onions, sour cream, Frito's
1. In a large skillet brown the ground beef. Drain the beef and return to the skillet.
2. Sprinkle Taco Seasoning over the beef and add water. Stir until incorporated. Cook over medium low to medium heat for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
3. Remove the beef from the heat and add it to the Slow Cooker. Add the remaining ingredients to the Slow Cooker and stir well.
4. Set the Slow Cooker on Low and cook 6-8 hours.