Not only does this chili taste like a fiesta, but it's great to serve at a fiesta, too! And it's made in the slow cooker, so it can be ready when you are.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 1/2 lb. of ground beef
2 cups leftover meat (we used smoked brisket, pork ribs, and smoked ham), julienned
1 large onion, chopped
6-8 garlic cloves, chopped
8 mini-sweet pepper s, chopped
5 tomatillo s, chopped
1 can (28 oz.) Italian style peeled tomatoes
3 Tbsp. of tomato paste
1/4 cup of TACO BELL® Hot Restaurant Sauce
1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans, drained
1 can of American-style lager beer
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
3 Tbsp. chili powder
1 Tbsp. ground cumin
2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
3/4 tsp. ground pepper
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. chipotle chile pepper powder
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese
BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream (optional)
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Let's Make It
COOK ground beef until done and drain well. Add to slow cooker. Add leftover meats of your choice. We recommend at least some smoked meats such as ham for flavor. You can use chicken, ribs, etc. We do not recommend seafood.
ADD onion, garlic, peppers, tomatillos, canned tomatoes, tomato paste, TACO BELL� Hot Restaurant Sauce, drained beans, and beer. Mix thoroughly.
ADD half the cilantro (put aside remaining cilantro for garnish) and juice of lime.
ADD dry ingredients (chili powder, cumin, oregano, pepper, cinnamon, Chipotle Chile, and sugar). Let cook on high for 1 hour then reduce to medium for 5 to 6 hours.
GARNISH with 1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese, cilantro, chopped green onion, and a dollop of sour cream.
For easy cleanup, line slow cooker with plastic liner bag before filling with ingredients and cooking as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.