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Slow-Cooker Cowboy Beans

slow-cooker cowboy beans Side
Slow-Cooker Cowboy Beans
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Do yourself a favor and let your slow cooker solve your potluck problems. This portable potluck dish is easy to throw together and just as easy to transport to the party. Sweet and tangy chili teams up with a trio of baked beans and bacon for the slow-cooker side dish that everyone will be lining up for. MORE+ LESS-

July 19, 2018

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
4
slices bacon, chopped
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
can (19 oz) Progresso™ cannellini white kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (19 oz) Progresso™ red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/2
cup water
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons molasses
2
tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, bacon and onion over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is brown and onion is tender; drain.
  • 2
    In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients. Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until slightly thickened.

Expert Tips

  • Ground turkey can be used instead of ground beef in this recipe.
  • Want a little spice? Stir in 1 to 2 teaspoons hot sauce before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
550mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
9g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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