Sherri's Slow Cooker Chili


My mother gave me this one as an easy way to dump dinner in a pot and be done with it. It is a simple meal. Serve with crackers or cornbread.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins
7 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped

  • 5 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans with liquid

  • 1 (28 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, with liquid

  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder


  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, saute the ground beef for 5 to 10 minutes, or until browned. Transfer to a slow cooker. Then add the onion, green bell peppers, beans and tomatoes to the slow cooker. Season with chili powder to taste. Cook on high setting for 4 hours, or until all vegetables are tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

487 Calories
19g Fat
54g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 487
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 853mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 21g 73%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 39mg 195%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 7mg 36%
Potassium 443mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.