Crock of chili on a wooden cutting board
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Crockpot Chili

Easy crockpot chili recipe 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 162kcal
Author I Heart Eating

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 large white or yellow onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic finely minced
  • 2-14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes with green chilies*
  • 15 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons ancho chili powder depending on desired heat
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-15 ounce cans kidney beans drained and rinsed

Instructions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef. 
  • Drain ground beef and return to pan.
  • Add onions and garlic, and saute, stirring regularly, for 3 minutes. 
  • Add ground beef mixture to slow cooker along with remaining ingredients. 
  • Stir all of the ingredients except beans together.
  • Cover with and cook on LOW heat for 5 - 6 hours.
  • Stir in kidney beans and allow to heat through, about 10 minutes.
  • Serve warm with desired toppings.

Notes

*Nutrition values are estimates. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 423mg | Potassium: 690mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 895IU | Vitamin C: 10.2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3.9mg