Prep Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours 25 minutes
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 large onion, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 lb beef stew meat
2 cans (15 oz each) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed (Kidney Bean substitute)
2 cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
1/2 cup water
In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are softened.
Stir in chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and beef. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is lightly browned.
In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place beef mixture. Stir in beans, tomatoes and water.
Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. Stir well before serving.