1 pound ground beef
large onion, chopped
15-ounce cans chili beans in chili gravy
14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
11 1/2-ounce can hot-style vegetable juice
Sliced green onions, dairy sour cream, and/or shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
In a large skillet, cook ground beef and onion until meat is brown; drain off fat.
In a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine ground beef mixture, beans, undrained tomatoes and green chiles, and vegetable juice.
Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 6 hours on on high-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours.
If desired, top each serving with green onions, sour cream, and/or cheddar cheese.