Hearty slow cooker cheesy beef and bean nacho chili! An easy and flavorful meal, perfect for game day or any night of the week!
1 1/2lbground beefcooked and drained of fat
1Cgreen bell pepperchopped
2:15oz cans black beansdrained and rinsed well
15ozred beansdrained and rinsed well
15ozpetite diced tomatoesdrained
1/2tspground black pepper
2 1/2Cchicken or beef broth
8ozcheddar cheesefreshly shredded
Green onionsoptional for topping
Additional cheeseoptional for topping
Prepare vegetables and beans as directed. Add vegetables, beans, spices and broth to the bowl of a 5-6 quart slow cooker. Turn on high and begin cooking for 4 hours, or on low for 8 hours. Meanwhile, cook and drain ground beef of fat. Carefully add to the slow cooker. Gently stir and return lid.
When the intial cook time is up, whisk together cornstarch and heavy cream. Slowly add to slow cooker. Stir to combine. Freshly grate 8 ounces of cheddar cheese. Add to slow cooker. Stir gently to combine. Return lid and continue to cook for an additional 30 minutes or until desired thickness is reached.
Serve warm with additional shredded cheese and green onions.