Easy Winter Recipe for Crock Pot Chili

8 Servings
3 hr 10 min

There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of crock pot chili on a cold winter day. This Easy Winter Recipe for Crock Pot Chili is so simple that even I will make it. If you are looking for a recipe for slow cooker chili, you will love this one.

You can throw this recipe together in approximately 15 minutes and let it simmer for hours in the slow cooker.

Recipe for Crock Pot ChiliI love to stock up on all the ingredients needed for this easy crock pot chili. Everything can be kept in the pantry, ready for that snowy day that is perfect for a pot of chili.

The only fresh ingredients in this recipe are onion and ground beef.

Preparation for Chili RecipeBegin by chopping a large onion and adding it to a large skillet with a tablespoon of butter.

Saute the onion on medium heat, constantly stirring until the onion begins to soften.

Next, add the ground beef and cook over medium heat until the beef is browned.

Drain in grease or liquid from the beef.

Cook onions in skillet with butter until soft
Add ground beef to cooked onions and cook until beef is browned. Drain liquid before adding to slow cooker.

See the instructions for the DIY Copper Spice Rack.

Add Canned Ingredients and Spices

This recipe for slow cooker chili is just an open-and-dump recipe.

First, place the cooked ground beef in crockpot.

Open each of the following ingredients and dump them into the pot.

  • 2 cans of dark red kidney beans
  • 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 large can crushed tomatoes

Next, add spices as follows

  • 1/2 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Can beans and tomatoes are added to the crock pot.
Spices that are included recipe.

Stir all ingredients until well mixed.

Turn the crockpot on low and simmer for a minimum of 3 hours.

Mix all ingredients into a large crock pot or slow cooker

Slow Cooker Chili Recipe

The slow cooker chili recipe is a meal in one crock pot.

It is delicious served with sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese and jalapeños as optional toppings.

Crock Pot Chili recipe.

We also like to serve it with Sweet Corn Bread Muffins.

Easy Winter Chili recipe served with sour cream, shredded cheese and sweet corn bread muffins.

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  • Hot Chicken Salad Recipe

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Easy Winter Recipe for Crock Pot Chili
Recipe details
  • 8  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 3 Hours Total time: 3 hr 10 min
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  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp. butter
  • 1 large can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 -16 oz. can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 -16 oz. cans Dark Kidney Beans
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese (optional)
  • Sour Cream (optional)
  • jalapeño peppers (optional)

Chop onion
Add butter and chopped onion to a large skillet
Cook until onion is soft
Add ground beef and cook until browned
Drain any liquid
Add all ingredients to the crock pot
cook on low for a min. of 3 hours.
Serve with Sour Cream and/or Shredded Cheddar Cheese, jalapeno peppers (all Optional)
  • Do not drain the kidney beans.
  • You can substitute ground beef for ground turkey if you'd like.
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