Spicy Slow-Cooked Chili

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This satisfying spicy chili recipe is made in the slow cooker. Start it before you head off to work, and return to a homemade meal ready to eat! I like to put two scoops of sour cream in with my bowl.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
10

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, drained

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard grease.

  2. Combine ground beef, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, onions, bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low for 10 hours or High for 4 hours.

  3. Garnish each serving with Cheddar cheese.

    close up view of spicy chili in a slow cooker
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Tips

If you want to kick it up a notch with the fire factor add more cayenne pepper about 2 hours into cooking, then again after 3 hours of cooking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
14g Fat
22g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 1024mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 21mg 105%
Calcium 130mg 10%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 483mg 10%

* 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.

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