Serves 6-8 (1-1/2 C) Cook Time 8-10 hours
1/2 lb lean ground beef
1/2 lb bulk turkey sausage
1 (28 oz) can low-sodium crushed tomatoes
2 tbsp package ranch dressing mix
2 tbsp package taco seasoning mix
1 small onion, chopped
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1 small red bell pepper, chopped
1 (14.5 oz) can low-sodium RO*TEL®, undrained
3 tbsp and 1/2 tsp chili sauce
jalapeno peppers, diced (optional)
1 can or bottle dark beer
ground black pepper to taste
- Brown the beef and turkey completely in a large skillet over medium heat; drain. Transfer to a slow cooker.
- Add the tomatoes, ranch dressing mix, taco seasoning mix, onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, Ro*Tel, chili sauce, jalapeno peppers, beer, and black pepper to the slow cooker. Set slow cooker to Low and cook 8 to 10 hours, or, if you prefer, on High for 4 to 6 hours.
Nutrition Info: calories 176, fat 6.9g, protein 11.3g, carbohydrates 3.4g, sodium 175mg
Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program, Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.
Metabolic Medical Center