3 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 can (14-oz) tomatoes
2 large onions, chopped fine
2 cans (15-oz each) black beans, rinsed
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced, optional
sour cream for topping, optional
shredded cheddar cheese for topping, optional
Place the beef in crock pot or slow cooker set on high.
In a cup or small bowl, combine the chili powder, cumin, salt, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper; sprinkle over the beef, tossing to coat.
Combine the tomato paste into the tomatoes and pour over the beef. Add the onions, beans, and jalapeno pepper, if using. Stir to blend.
Place lid on cooker and cook on high setting 4 to 5 hours or lower setting to low and cook 8 to 10 hours.
Yield: 8 servings
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