Easy Slow Cooker Chili Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Chili Recipe

How To Make Easy Slow Cooker Chili

This slow cooker chili dish absorbs all the combinations of flavors from the vegetables and spices into the beef resulting in a tender and tasty meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes



  • 2tspolive oil
  • 2lbsground beef
  • 1onion,finely diced
  • tspgarlic,minced
  • 28ozdiced tomatoes,(1 can), do not drain
  • 8oztomato sauce,(3 cans)
  • ¾cupbeef broth
  • 2tbspchili powder
  • 2tspground cumin
  • 2tspsmoked paprika
  • 2tspcocoa powder
  • 1tspgranulated sugar
  • tspsalt,divided
  • ½tsppepper
  • 15ozdark red kidney beans,(2 cans), drained and rinsed

For Serving:

  • cheese
  • sour cream
  • green onions


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the beef and season with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up the meat with a spoon until beef is browned and cooked through.

  2. Place the ground beef in the slow cooker along with the onion, garlic, tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef broth, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, cocoa powder, sugar, and remaining salt.

  3. Stir to combine, then cover and cook on Low for 6 hours or High for 3 hours. Add the beans and cook for an additional 20 minutes until the beans are warmed through.

  4. Serve immediately with desired toppings and enjoy.


  • Calories: 696.65kcal
  • Fat: 33.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.00g
  • Trans Fat: 1.78g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.84g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.82g
  • Fiber: 15.77g
  • Sugar: 8.26g
  • Protein: 45.03g
  • Cholesterol: 107.35mg
  • Sodium: 1048.50mg
  • Calcium: 162.67mg
  • Potassium: 1919.52mg
  • Iron: 10.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 99.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.34mg
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