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Slow Cooker Beefy Chili

Slow Cooker Beef Chili

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  • Author: Deb
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 - 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours
  • Category: Slow Cooker


This hearty beef chili is so easy to make in your slow cooker.  The chili will simmer all day and be a delicious dinner with minimal effort.  You choose the level of heat. It is fantastic with milder flavors or with make-your-eyes-water maximum spices.



3 cans pink or pinto beans, rinsed and drained

3 cans light red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

3 cans dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 can 28 oz. crushed tomatoes

1 can 28 oz. diced tomatoes

1 chopped yellow onion

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef, browned and drained of fat

2 - 4 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce,  finely chopped ( with or without seeds)

3 tablespoons adobo sauce

1 - 2 tablespoons chili powder

1 - 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper

1 teaspoon salt


Add all ingredients to slow cooker.  Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.

Serve with your choice of toppings.