Southwestern Beef Chili Stew( crockpot )

Lana Bade


I love my crockpot and use it often!
I have a group here too.
We love Mexican recipes but not too spicy.
This one is a great meal warmer you will enjoy.

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15 Min
7 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


2 lb
lean beef cubes cut into bite size chunks 1/2 inch
2 c
onions chopped
4 clove
garlic minced
2 can(s)
fire roasted canned tomatoes (14.5 each)
4 can(s)
diced green chilies ( i use mild) 4 ounce size
2 c
corn frozen
3 tsp
oregano, dried ( crushed)
2 tsp
cumin ground
2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes/ground
1 Tbsp
cocoa, unsweetened
3 Tbsp
brown sugar
4 Tbsp
yellow cornmeal (added at end then simmered 20-25 minutes


1Brown beef in a little olive oil

2Mix all spices and salt and red crushed pepper with the tomatoes and green chilies.
Add cocoa to this and corn and garlic and onions

3Place beef in bottom of crockpot

4Cover with the mixture of spices and veggies

5Cover and simmer on LOW about 6 hours

6Mix in corn
Meal to sauce and beef

7Cover continue to simmer about 20-25 more minutes to thicken up

8Serve with warm bread or biscuits
I like this over cooked rice or noodles.

9I will add photos next time I make this for you.
It is a good comfort food if you love a bit of spice!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy