Slow Cooker Beef Chili with Crunchy Nachos

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    9hrs 40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    829

Pop the ingredients for this rich, flavorful chili into your slow cooker before work for a hassle-free midweek meal. Crunchy tortilla chips and melted sharp cheddar create a fun topping for a dish the whole family will love.

recipe updated 7 Jun 2019

Ingredients

  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    15ml
  • Minced beef icon
    Minced beef
    454g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika
    2g
  • Dried chillies icon
    Dried chillies
    0g
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    2g
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    8g
  • Tinned chopped tomatoes icon
    Tinned chopped tomatoes
    369g
  • Tinned red kidney beans icon
    Tinned red kidney beans
    354g
  • Beef stock icon
    Beef stock
    158ml
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar
    12g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Tortilla chips icon
    Tortilla chips
    99g
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    75g
  • Coriander icon
    Coriander
    as needed
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese
    240g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside onion: chopped
  2. Prep and set aside garlic clove: finely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside tinned red kidney beans: drained
  4. Prep and set aside red bell pepper: cored, deseeded & diced
  5. Prep and set aside coriander: chopped
  6. Prep and set aside cheddar cheese: grated
  7. Get a clean large saucepan
  8. Add sunflower oil
  9. Add broken up minced beef
  10. Add prepared onion
  11. Fry until browned while stirring occasionally - 5 min
  12. Add prepared garlic clove
  13. Add smoked paprika
  14. Add dried chillies
  15. Add ground cumin
  16. Cook - 2 min
  17. Stir plain flour
  18. Add tinned chopped tomatoes
  19. Add prepared tinned red kidney beans
  20. Add beef stock
  21. Add dark brown sugar
  22. Season with salt & pepper
  23. Transfer content of large saucepan to slow cooker bowl
  24. Cook - 9 hr, low heat
  25. Stir well
  26. Top with tortilla chips
  27. Add prepared red bell pepper
  28. Sprinkle with prepared coriander
  29. Sprinkle with prepared cheddar cheese
  30. Brown until melted
  31. Serve
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