Slow-Cooked Chili

Slow-Cooked Chili

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"Here's a hearty chili made with ground beef and kidney beans, cooked for hours in a slow cooker."


8 h 15 m servings 333 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 17.7 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 21g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 23.2 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 896 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook and stir ground beef in a skillet over medium heat until no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Transfer ground beef to a slow cooker.
  3. Stir in kidney beans, diced tomatoes, onion, half the green bell peppers, half the red bell peppers, chili powder, garlic, salt, and ground black pepper until well combined.
  4. Place remaining green bell peppers and red bell peppers on top of mixture.
  5. Cover the cooker and cook on High setting until vegetables are soft and the flavors have blended, about 2 hours.
  6. Stir chili and cook on Low setting for 6 more hours.
  7. Serve in bowls; garnish each serving with 1 tablespoon of shredded Cheddar cheese.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 13 Ratings


This is just like the chili I make only I use canned pinto beans (Bush's) and also add cumin and cayenne pepper. The ground beef is chuck which produces more grease (drained in a colander)but a...

There is some awesome recipes on here but this is not one of them. I did not care for this.

I did not care for this recipe. For one thing, this needs WAY more liquid. The juice from two cans of diced tomatoes is not nearly enough! I was quite disappointed that there was nothing to dip ...

This is just like a recipe that came with a list of recipes from my slow cooker! You do need to modify though, I use 2 cans of the 28 oz Tomatoes and 3 Tbsp of the Chili Powder. I add 1 - 2 Tsp ...

Great base for a recipe, but not enough liquid from the ingredients listed. I added a couple of teaspoons of cayenne pepper and a can of tomato sauce. Also substituted ground turkey for the beef...

This was a great base for slow-cooked chili and easy enough to modify. Once we got to the last hour in the slow-cooker we tasted it to see how things were progressing. We wound up added more of ...

My very 1st review. Made this yesterday. I'm not much of a cook so, slow cookers are a GOOD thing. Turned out pretty good. I did add a couple of things not in the original recipe, ie: 1 stalk of...

I never liked chili much before trying this recipe but it has become a household favorite. My husband has even admitted it's better than his mother's! We enjoy it with cornbread or cheddar bay b...

Very easy and very tasty. The family really enjoyed this.