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Crock Pot Chili and Beans

Crock Pot Chili with Beans is a hearty stew that will make your house smell delicious as you sit back and let the slow cooker do all of the work.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 hrs
Total Time 10 hrs 20 mins
Course crock pot/slow cooker, dinner, Entree, Soup and Stew
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 521 kcal


  • crock pot, 6 quart or larger


  • 1 ½ lbs ground beef lean
  • 2 15 oz kidney beans canned
  • 2 15 oz diced tomatoes canned
  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 whole jalapeno diced (seeded or not)
  • 3 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano dried
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne (optional)


  • Add kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, onion, jalapeno and spices to a crock pot (optional: use a slow cooker liner).
  • Add ground beef to a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook, crumbling, until browned.
  • Drain grease from meat and transfer meat into the crock pot. Stir ingredients until combined.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours.
  • Top with shredded cheese and pickled jalapenos.


Draining meat tip: line a bowl with foil. Place a colander or mesh sieve on top. Drain meat and grease into colander/sieve. Once the grease hardens, remove the foil and throw away. 


Serving: 1cupCalories: 521kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 33gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 779mgPotassium: 1112mgFiber: 6gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 2507IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 128mgIron: 8mg

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

Keyword beef chili, chili with beans, crock pot
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