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Easy Crock Pot Chili Recipe


Easy Crock Pot Chili Recipe

Looking for a basic crock pot chili recipe? Look no further. This simple recipe for Crock Pot Chili is great for the beginner cook. Chili recipes can get very complex, especially as you begin to research all that goes in to a great chili. This recipe keeps it simple, to help the novice cook put a good dinner on the table.

The crock pot is one of the greatest inventions ever made for the kitchen. It allows busy parents to cook a tasty and nutritious dinner without a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Throw some ingredients in, turn it to the right setting, and in several hours you'll have dinner ready to serve. This chili recipe needs to cook for 8-10 hours, so it's great to prep in the morning before work.

There are only three steps to make this chili, so it's hard to make a mistake or to forget something! The amount of time you'll need to spend prepping this chili is low. Give yourself about 20-25 minutes to prep this chili. If you're very short on time, prep the ingredients the night before. Ideally, you should prep them day-of, but we understand that some parents are very limited on time.

If chili is one of those dishes that's proved intimidating, let this recipe be your gateway into an amazing dish. You'll want to keep this one on hand, for whenever you're craving chili but don't want to put a lot of effort or money into it. If you're looking to get into more advanced chili recipes, this is a great one to study to understand what goes into a basic chili and why.

Easy Crock Pot Chili


2 lbs. ground beef
1 large onion
1 large green pepper
1 large jalapeno pepper
Chili powder to taste
Garlic salt to taste
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Sugar to taste
2 cans crushed tomatoes
1 can tomato puree
1 can kidney beans
2 cans chili hot beans


1. Brown beef. Drain; reserving 2 tablespoons grease in pan.

2. Sauté chopped onion, jalapeno pepper, and green pepper in grease. Mix beef, onion, and green pepper in 3 ½- to 5- quart crock pot. Add spices; let stand 1 hour.

3. Add tomatoes, tomato puree, beans; cook in crock pot for 8-10 hours.

Note : All can sizes are standard can sizes. If you are unsure, always choose the smaller size in the average supermarket.

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