America's Test Kitchen Slow Cooker Weeknight Beef Chili

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READY IN: 6hrs
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash bread and milk into paste in large bowl using fork.Mix in ground beef,1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.
  • Heat oil in 12 inch skillet over medium high heat until shimmering.Add onions,chili powder,tomato paste,garlic,taco seasoning,oregano,green peppers,mushrooms and cook until onions are softened and lightly browned 8-10 minutes.
  • Stir in beef mixture,1 pound at a time and cook,breaking up any large pieces with wooden spoon until no longer pink about 3 minutes per pound.Stir in remaining tomato paste,scraping any browned bits;transfer to slow cooker.
  • Stir in diced tomatoes,with its juice,beans,soy sauce and brown sugar into slow cooker.Cover and cook until beef is tender,6-8 hours on low or 5 hours on high.
  • This can also be made in a dutch oven or large pot and kept at a low simmer for 4-5 hours.
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