Slow Cooker Chorizo and Black Bean Chili

Slow Cooker Chorizo and Black Bean Chili 250 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Slow Cooker Chorizo and Black Bean Chili 250

Chorizo sausage and flavourful spices make this chili a real treat to come home to. Stirring in chopped herbs at the end adds a welcome touch of freshness.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2013

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg (250 g each) chorizo sausages cut in 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick rounds
  • 2 lbs pork shoulder cubed
  • 2 cans black eyed peas drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced beef broth
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 cup sour cream

Method

In slow cooker, stir together all but 2/3 cup of the chorizo, the pork, black-eyed peas, black beans, beef broth, onions, garlic, paprika, cayenne pepper, hot pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

Cover and cook on low until pork is tender, 7 to 8 hours.

Whisk flour with 2 tbsp water; stir into chili. Cover and cook on high until thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir in cilantro.

Dice remaining chorizo; cook in small skillet over medium heat until crispy, about 5 minutes. Garnish each serving of chili with sour cream and crispy chorizo.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 8 g
  • Sodium 1054 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 35 g
  • Calories 464.0
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Potassium 803 mg
  • Cholesterol 96 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 27 g

%RDI

  • Iron 26.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 38.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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