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CHILI RECIPE crockpot slow-cooker easy meal

Updated on December 27, 2014

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CHILI RECIPE crockpot slow-cooker easy meal

Who doesn't love chili?

This is a great recipe for cold winter months, or for your next chili cook-off. This recipe is super easy to make, not overly spicy and every time we've made it people love it! With a crock-pot and a few ingredients anyone can make this.

Cook Time

Prep time: 35 min
Cook time: 8 hours
Ready in: 8 hours 35 min
Yields: 6-8


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cans Red kidney beans, 1 can should be drained
  • 1 can canned tomatoes or tomato sauce, smashed or pureed
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6-7 fresh garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1-2 peppers red, green (your choice), diced
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin
  • 1/4 cup chili powder or chili seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can green chili's
  • 1 can diced tomatoes


  1. Dice your pepper(s) and onion. Finely chop the garlic cloves.
  2. In a pan, over medium heat, add 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Add the peppers and onion. Saute on medium heat, stirring often, for about 8-9 minutes.
  3. Add the finely chopped garlic, and cook another minute or so. Then add the cumin, chili powder, and salt.
  4. Add the ground beef, until browned. About another 7-8 minutes.
  5. Transfer everything from the pan into your crock pot or slow-cooker, and add remaining ingredients. Cook on low for about 8 hours.
  6. Top with shredded cheddar cheese, scallions or oyster crackers. Serve with crunchy bread or salad and ENJOY it as a meal!

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