Busy Day Slow Cooker Chili

Busy Day Slow Cooker Chili

Quita143 2

"This is a great chili recipe that can be made in a slow cooker for those busy days! I serve mine with sour cream, shredded cheese and onions. Enjoy!"


6 h 15 m servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 953 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Transfer beef to slow cooker.
  2. Stir kidney beans, diced tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, green bell pepper, green chile peppers, chili powder, garlic, sea salt, and black pepper into the ground beef.
  3. Cook on Low 5 1/2 to 7 1/2 hours. Stir corn into the chili and continue cooking 30 minutes more.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 21 Ratings


I've made so many incarnations of this (including a hearty vegetarian version) and they have all been a success. I tend to add a lot of cumin and garlic, and I'll thicken it with flour if neces...

Great easy recipe! I added some chili powder while browning the meat as well as cumin. My store didn't have the mexican stewed tomoatoes so I bought regular stewed tomatoes and diced tomatoes ...

Loved it!! Did yard work all day and this was great to end it with!! I will definitely make this again.

Loved the recipe though my family likes a lot of cumin so added one+ tablespoon per batch but skipped the salt. I tripled the recipe, cut down on the meat and added various colors of beans. I ...

I tried this recipe and it was a big hit with the man of the house. He loves his chili over rice and I grew up using Ritz crackers in mine. I didn't use the corn or chilis. I used Rotel tomatoes...

It smelled good, but I was a little disappointed. I felt that there was something missing. I think I'll add more chili powder and maybe some cayenne and cumin next time....

I have not yet eatten the chili as it still has a few hours to Cook, but I stired it a few times and couldn't resist tasting it. I did adjust a few items. I used (1) 28oz can petite diced tomat...

This came out real nice. I left out the chilis, the Mexican tomatoes I found had them in there already. It's definitely got kick, so I would reduce the chili powder if you don't like too much he...

This was very easy and tasty. I didn't have 2 cans of Rotel, so I just used stewed tomatoes for one of the cans and it was still plenty spicy for our taste.