Easy Sweet Chili

Easy Sweet Chili

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"I wanted to make a delicious Crockpot® chili that didn't take an hour to prepare. This one, you just open cans and dump them in! You can let this cook all day or it's ready after a couple of hours."


8 h 15 m servings 567 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 567 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.3g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 33.8 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 1392 mg
  • 56%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Crumble ground beef into a skillet over medium heat. Stir garlic, oregano, chili powder, and basil into the beef; cook and stir until beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes.
  2. Combine light red kidney beans, dark red kidney beans, diced tomatoes, and corn in crock of a slow cooker. Stir cooked ground beef into the bean mixture.
  3. Cook on Medium-Low for 2 hours. Stir sugar into the chili and continue cooking as long as you can wait, at least 6 hours. Season with salt and black pepper to serve.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 40 Ratings


I made this for a family party, so upped the ground beef to 2 pounds. Then used enough garlic powder for 2 cloves, used four different kinds of beans (black, pinto, red, and pink) and didn't use...

Made this today and just loved it :) Added some onions and mushrooms because my family loves them! But overall great easy recipe!

Fantastic and super easy! I swapped out the white sugar for brown, which gives it a wonderfully sweet and smooth flavor. Also, I added in pinto beans. Either way, it is a great chili recipe f...

Really good and very easy. Wonder if the salt and pepper can be added in the beginning versus after it is done. I did not alter the recipe in anyway and it was great. I would add double the me...

This is my first review. We were invited to a Superbowl Party and my 9 year old decided she too wanted to enter the chili contest being held. Well, she won 1st place out of 8 entries as judged...

tried this tonight. Used maple flavoured brown beans and kidney beans left out the sugar. Still had a nice sweet taste. Hubby and I loved it, the kids were on the fence about it.

Super easy, not too spicy and all my kids loved it!

Very easy, very tasty, very economical, and very satisfying. We thought this is the perfect meal for those busy days. The only change I made was to substitute molasses for the sugar, use froze...

Wow, I was expecting the best chili I have ever had. This was OK but certainly not the best. I was very hesitant about the corn since I have never had chili with corn but I followed the recip...