Slow Cooker Nacho Soup

Ingredients :

1lb ground beef, cooked and drained of fat
1C yellow onion, chopped
1C green bell pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeño, seeds removed and diced
15oz corn, drained
15oz black beans, drained and rinsed well
15oz petite diced tomatotes, drained
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
3 1/2C chicken or beef broth
8oz cheddar cheese, shredded
1C heavy cream
3-4Tb all purpose flour*
Green onions, chopped for topping

Directions :

To the bowl of a 5-6 quart slow cooker, add cooked beef, vegetables, beans, seasonings and broth. Stir gently to combine. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours.
When 4 hours is up, stir in shredded cheese. Whisk together flour and heavy cream until smooth. Pour into slow cooker, stir to combine. Cover and continue cooking for an additional 30 minutes