Crockpot Chili Recipe

Chili
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  • 8 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yield: 10 servings
Ratings (4)

This Crockpot chili recipe is as tasty as it is easy to prepare. Ramen noodle cole slaw and cornbread make delicious accompaniments to this Crockpot chili recipe.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, red pepper or poblano pepper diced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 28​-ounce can diced tomatoes with juices
  • 1 14-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14-ounce can chili beans, undrained
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup canned sliced jalapeno peppers (optional)
  • K​osher salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream and fresh cilantro for garnish

How to Make It

  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Drain and transfer beef to the slow cooker. Add the next 10 ingredients (through jalapeno peppers) to the slow cooker.
  3. Cook on high, 4-5 hours or low, 6-8 hours.​
  4. Just before serving, taste and add salt and pepper, as needed. If chili appears too watery, remove 1/2 to 1 cup of the liquid, stir in 1 Tbsp. of cornstarch and return it to the slow cooker. Cook until thickened, about 15 minutes.

    Serve garnished with shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream and fresh cilantro.

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