This hearty chili is truly a snap to prepare. After browning the beef and stirring in the spices to give them a slightly toasted flavor, you simply toss everything into a slow cooker and let the mixture simmer all day. Garnish with sour cream, chopped fresh parsley, and chopped red onion.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
6 hrs 5 mins
total:
6 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add stew meat and brown for 2 minutes, stirring often. Add chili powder and cumin; cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute more. Transfer meat to a large slow cooker.

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  • Add diced tomatoes, black beans, kidney beans, 1 1/2 cups beef broth, onion, bell pepper, parsley, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and salt to the slow cooker; stir until well combined.

  • Cover and cook on Low, stirring occasionally, until beef is tender, 6 to 8 hours. Thin the chili with remaining beef broth as it cooks, if consistency is too thick.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; protein 15.6g; carbohydrates 30.4g; fat 9.3g; cholesterol 23.4mg; sodium 966.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (10)

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Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2020
So good! Most of my family doesn’t like it too hot so I omitted the cayenne pepper and I used crushed tomatoes instead of diced. Everyone had two helpings! I will definitely make again! Read More
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13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2020
So good! Most of my family doesn’t like it too hot so I omitted the cayenne pepper and I used crushed tomatoes instead of diced. Everyone had two helpings! I will definitely make again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/20/2019
This chili was so simple to make and the family LOVED it! It did come out a tad thinner than I normally would like but I'll just add less beef broth to start next time and that should do the trick. I put this together the night before and that worked out great. I will def be making this again-yum! Thanks for sharing Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/08/2020
Was easy to make and very tasty! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/01/2020
Easy, savory, hearty, and forgiving if you’re a cook like me who doesn’t always have all the ingredients or seasonings. I’ve made this three times now and I’ve never had parsley. I found this recipe by accident when I had stew meat but no carrots or potatoes. Now I make this rather than stew. It has quickly become a family favorite. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
07/10/2020
Overall good. would halve the onion amount and increase the meat quantity next time. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/08/2020
Amazing flavor easy to make I got rave reviews when I made it for my party definitely make it again Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/08/2020
Awesome recipe, we have made it twice now! Second time around I just added more stew meat and doubled the recipe highly recommend! Even my family loves it. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/08/2020
This recipe is easy and delicious! Who could ask for anything more!? The only thing I did differently was added a can of dark red kidney beans because I like more beans in my chili and I didn’t have another can of black beans. But oh my gosh it is sooooo good!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/13/2020
Next time I would add a little less broth but other than that it was great! The whole family enjoyed it! Read More
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