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Slow Cooker Chili Con Carne Cheese Fries


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground chuck
  • 2 cups beef broth, low sodium
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 cup green salsa
  • 1 cup hot tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano, dried, crushed
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • cheese to serve
  • fries to serve
  • green onions to garnish

For the Roux:

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil

Instructions

  1. Mix seasoning blend together and set aside.
  2. In a skillet add about 2 tablespoons of olive oil, add ground meat, onion, and garlic.
  3. Season with 3 tablespoons of spice blend.
  4. Cook for 5 minutes, breaking up meat as you cook.
  5. Transfer mixture to slow cooker.
  6. Add broth, tomato sauce, salsas and remaining spices to slow cooker.
  7. Mix well and cook covered on high for 4 hours.
  8. The last hour of cooking time remove the lid and prepare the roux.

To Prepare the Roux:

  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat, add flour and stir for about 4-5 minutes, until flour is slightly browned.
  2. Add the roux to the slow cooker, mix well and cook 1 hour more.
  3. Serve with cheese, fries, chips, and/or hot dogs.
  4. Garnish with green onions.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6-8
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