• 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning
  • 1 lb of ground beef or turkey
  • shredded Cheddar cheese (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)
  • crushed tortilla chips (optional)


  1. Place the onion, chili beans, black beans, corn, tomato sauce, beer, and diced tomatoes in a slow cooker. Add taco seasoning, and stir to blend. Lay ground beef on top of the mixture, pressing down slightly until just covered by the other ingredients. Set slow cooker for low heat, cover, and cook for 5 hours.
  2. Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips, if desired.

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Apr. 17, 2011 at 12:07 PM

Do you cook the hambuger first?

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Apr. 17, 2011 at 1:09 PM

We make this a lot - minus the beer. Soooooooo good.

And yes, brown the hamburger first.

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Apr. 17, 2011 at 2:57 PM

No, I crumbed the hamburger up let it cook with everything else.

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Apr. 17, 2011 at 6:04 PM

O M G that sounds fabulous

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Apr. 17, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Going to have to try this, it sounds great!

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Apr. 18, 2011 at 1:18 AM


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