Tanya's Tex-Mex Chili

Tanya Strayhorn


Easy and a family favorite!!!

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One of the secrets to a good chili is cooking it on low and a long time. This chili recipe is so easy because once the beef is browned everything is dumped into the slow cooker. As it simmers the magic happens. This is a delicious, basic chili recipe. It only requires a few seasoning packets and it's full of flavor. Great for the colder months or even while watching football. We opted to serve this with Fritos, cheese, sour cream, and olives... so good! The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

30 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 2 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 large
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1 can(s)
    Rrotel, drained (optional ingredient)
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce (29 oz)
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans (15 oz)
  • 1 can(s)
    chili beans (15 oz)
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix (Taco Bell preferred)
  • 1 pkg
    chili seasoning mix (McCormicks preferred-regular not hot!)
  • 2-4 c
    chicken stock (to desired consistency)
  • ·
    toppings: shredded cheese, sliced black olives, sour cream, & green onions
  • ·

How to Make Tanya's Tex-Mex Chili


  1. Brown ground beef with onion and garlic. Drain.
  2. In large Crock Pot, combine meat mixture, tomato sauce, both beans, Roel, and seasoning packets.
  3. Stir in desired amount of chicken broth.
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  5. Serve over Fritos, top with your choice of sour cream, shredded cheese, green onions & black olives!

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About Tanya's Tex-Mex Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: Chili
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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