For a fall open house, make this beef chili in the slow cooker. As guests arrive, set out chips and cheese and let them help themselves to a bowl.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 6-quart slow cooker, combine both cans of undrained tomatoes, the vegetable juice, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and garlic. Stir in the meat, onion, celery, and sweet pepper.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

  • If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in the beans. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. Spoon into bowls. If desired, serve with toppers.

Tips

Tips: For Easy Cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

204 calories; protein 22.4g 45% DV; carbohydrates 23.5g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 7.2g 29% DV; sugars 6.7g; fat 3.9g 6% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 7% DV; cholesterol 36.7mg 12% DV; vitamin a iu 923.9IU 19% DV; vitamin c 89.7mg 150% DV; folate 22.7mcg 6% DV; calcium 80.7mg 8% DV; iron 3.1mg 17% DV; magnesium 28.7mg 10% DV; potassium 634.6mg 18% DV; sodium 562.6mg 23% DV.