Slow-Cooker Hearty Beef Chili

Slow-Cooker Hearty Beef Chili


"Try this simple slow-simmering beef chili. The salsa adds a nice little kick and saves on prep time."


6 h 10 m servings
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  1. Brown meat; drain. Add to slow cooker with remaining ingredients except cheese; stir. Cover with lid.
  2. Cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours (or on HIGH 3 to 4 hours).
  3. Stir just before serving. Serve topped with the cheese.


  • Special Extra: For added colour and flavour, top individual bowls of chili with sour cream, Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits and/or coarsely crushed Premium Plus Crackers.
  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with a simple side of Ritz Crackers Baked with Whole Grain.
  • Nutrition Information Per Serving (1 cup (250 mL)) : 320 calories, 10g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 45mg cholesterol, 550mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate, 9g dietary fibre, 8g sugars, 24g protein, 10%DV vitamin A, 35%DV vitamin C, 15%DV calcium, 25%DV iron.
  • Recipe nutrition information prepared by Food to Facts for KRAFT Canada Inc.
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  1. 38 Ratings


Great recipe, I used black beans, kidney beans, and garbanzo beans. Also added a small can of tomato sauce because it seemed too thick. The whole family loved it... a definite addition to ou...

Mmmmm! Made this Chili this past weekend for my husband, we both loved it!

This was really good for such an easy recipe. I did alter slightly by omitting the corn and adding some green pepper and chopped garlic. I feel foolish that it never occurred to me to use sals...

Made it this weekend and the whole family loved it!

I made this chili recipe for a crowd of 50 and I got nothing but rave reviews! The corn really adds a nice texture. This is a great recipe!

Made without onion and this was still delicious.

This is a very easy to pull together slow-cooker recipe, and the finished chili is tasty, hearty as its name implies, and a hit with my husband. I used a combination of chili beans and black be...

I have learned that I am not a big fan of having salsa in chili, so that is definitely what affected my rating. I ended up adding a little each Worcestershire sauce, garlic, paprika, cumin. ...

Incredibly plain and boring. The cheese brand is one of the worst available.