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Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe Crock pot

A warm bowl of Slow Cooker Beef Chili with a nice piece of cornbread is the perfect comfort meal on a brisk day.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Course: Easy Dinner Ideas, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 451kcal


  • 2.25 pounds ground chuck
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 to 4 cups beef broth depending on desired thickness
  • 2 15 ounce cans light red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the ground beef, onion, and green pepper. Cook until the beef is completely browned. Transfer the meat mixture to a colander to drain well.
  • Transfer the beef to the slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  • Serve with desired toppings: diced onion, shredded cheese, and/or sour cream.


Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 899IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 4mg