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Slow Cooker Tailgate Chili

November 09, 2017

Amanda Mohl
Internet New Home Specialist

"There is nothing better than Chili and football on a chilly day. The best part about slow cooker chili is the way it makes the whole house smell amazing!  This is easy to whip up, you can start it in the morning and it is ready by noon. A side of corn bread is all you need!"

Slow Cooker Tailgate Chili

Ingredients
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground pork
2 cans fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon roasted garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 cup beer
1 teaspoon cilantro
1 tablespoon chocolate powder

 

 

Instructions

Make ahead:
Brown ground beef and pork in skillet over medium high heat until fully cooked
Cool before adding to a large zippered freezer bag
Add remaining ingredients
Store in fridge for up to 3 days or freezer for up to 3 months
Add thawed chili large cast iron pot over heat
Simmer over medium heat for at least 30 minutes or until nice and hot (the longer the better for flavor)

Make now/slow cooker:
Brown ground beef and pork in skillet over medium high heat until fully cooked
Transfer to slow cooker
Add remaining ingredients
Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6