Slow Cooker Beef Chili
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An easy and flavorful slow cooker beef chili with a zesty lime crema for serving.
Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 8
  • 1 pound ground sirloin (or turkey)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 yellow onion - diced
  • 1 diced sweet pepper - orange, red or yellow
  • 1 cup corn kernels - fresh or frozen
  • 14 ounce can Muir Glen Organic Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 14 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1 ounce package Simply Organic Mild Chili Seasoning Mix
  • 2 cups beef broth - low sodium
  • 12 ounce bottle beer (or more chicken broth)
  • Lime Crema (recipe below), cilantro and scallions to serve
Lime Crema
  • 1 cup plain low fat yogurt (or Greek yogurt)
  • zest and juice of one lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Pre-heat a skillet to medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray. Add ground sirloin, salt and pepper to pan and break down the beef into bite-sized pieces using a wooden spoon. Cook until nicely browned, 8-10 minutes. Remove from pan and place in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients with the exception of the Lime Crema to the slow cooker (onion through beer).
  3. Cook on High for 4 Hours or Low for 8 Hours.
  4. While the chili is cooking, make the Lime Crema by combining all ingredients in a small bowl. Refrigerate until you are ready to serve the chili.
  5. Serve with a dollop of Lime Crema, cilantro and scallions.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 8 oz Calories: 268 Fat: 7.1 g Saturated fat: 2.9 g Unsaturated fat: 4.2 g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 29.4 g Sugar: 9.9 g Sodium: 813 mg Fiber: 5.7 g Protein: 19 g Cholesterol: 42 mg
Recipe by The Lemon Bowl at