Beef Chili

Makes 12 Servings


2 pounds stew beef, cubed into bite sized pieces
1 large sweet onion
2 jalapenos, seeded and minced
1/2 (4 fluid ounce) bottle mesquite flavored liquid smoke
2 heads garlic, minced
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with jalapenos
2 (15 ounce) cans chili flavored beans with jalapenos
1 (14.5 ounce) can red kidney beans
1 (14.5 ounce) can tomato sauce with garlic and onions
1/2 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
1 dash Hot pepper sauce, to taste


Combine beef, onions, jalapenos, liquid smoke and garlic in a slow cooker.

Cook on low for 6 hours.

After 6 hours, add the tomatoes, chili beans, kidney beans, tomato sauce, SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend to the beef. Add hot pepper sauce if desired.

Cook for an additional 2 hours.

Taste the chili after 2 hours to determine the need for additional SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend or hot pepper sauce.

Garnish with diced jalapenos, chopped and shredded onions, and cheese if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 400
Fat 20g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 760mg
Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 11g
Protein 21g

*SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend used in this recipe is a blend of caloric and non-caloric sweeteners. The blend reduces the calorie content while providing the properties of sugar important for this recipe.

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December 8, 2012 Soups, Stews and Chili