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Barbecued Beef Chili

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours

Makes

12 servings (3 qt.)

Served with a hot loaf of bread and a side salad, this slow-cooker chili makes a hearty meal. The recipe was inspired by two friends when we were talking about food at a potluck barbecue. —Phyllis Shyan, Elgin, Illinois
Barbecued Beef Chili Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 7 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 can (16 ounces) hot chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • Optional toppings: Shredded cheddar cheese, chopped white onion and sliced jalapeno peppers

Directions

  1. Combine the first five ingredients; rub over brisket. Cut into 8 pieces; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the green pepper, onion, chili sauce, ketchup, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and mustard; pour over meat. Cover and cook on high for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove meat; cool slightly. Meanwhile, skim fat from cooking juices. Shred meat with 2 forks; return to slow cooker. Reduce heat to low. Stir in the beans. Cover and cook for 1 hour or until heated through. If desired, top with shredded cheddar cheese, chopped white onion and sliced jalapenos.

Can you freeze Barbecued Beef Chili?

Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 302 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 1037mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 5g fiber), 28g protein.

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