Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili (adapted from Food Network)
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/2 cup brewed coffee
2 pounds beef chuck, cut into cubes (can sub in 1/2 pound ground beef)
1 T chili powder
1-1/2 tsp kosher salt
Several grinds black pepper
2 15-oz. cans pinto beans (do not drain
1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips (crush first, measure second)
1. Whisk together the tomato paste and coffee in a small bowl.
2. In a large bowl, toss together the beef, chili powder, salt, and pepper until the beef is evenly coated.
3. Combine everything in a slow cooker and mix well. Cook 8 hours on low, then mix and serve!