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Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe


  • Author: Adeiza !!!
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 hours 20 mins
  • Total Time: 4 hours 30 mins
  • Yield: 10
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This easy slow cook chili is the perfect food for cold days! Serve with corn bread and your favorite ingredients!


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz.) dark red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) small red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 oz.) fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 3 tbs chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp. pure maple syrup, optional
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapeño peppers, optional
  • Chili dressings to serve: grated cheese, sour cream, sliced green onions, slices of jalapeño, cilantro, avocado, etc.

Instructions

  1. Start by heating the oil in a large skillet (medium heat recommended).
  2. Add onion, ground beef and garlic; cook, with wooden spoon, shred meat during cooking until no longer pink, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  3. Empty the liquid fat from the tray and discard.
  4. Place cooked meat, onion, and garlic in a 6-quart or larger slow cooker.
  5. Add red pepper, beans, roasted tomatoes, tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef broth, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, cayenne pepper and maple syrup, if desired.
  6. Cover and simmer for 6 to 8 hours or 3 to 4 hours over high heat.
  7. Remove the lid and add the domesticated jalapeño slices, if necessary.
  8. Taste and season with salt and additional seasonings, if necessary.
  9. Pour chili into bowls and serve with desired garnish.

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