Slow Cooker Chili


This slow cooker chili is packed with beans, veggies, and spices. The crockpot is a great way to make this beefy chili.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • ¾ cup diced onion

  • ¾ cup diced celery

  • ¾ cup diced green bell pepper

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans tomato puree

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans with liquid

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans with liquid

  • ½ tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¾ teaspoon dried basil

  • ¾ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  1. Place beef in a skillet over medium heat and cook until evenly brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain grease.

    cooked ground beef in skillet

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  2. Transfer beef to a slow cooker and mix in onion, celery, bell pepper, garlic, tomato puree, kidney beans, and cannellini beans. Season with chili powder, salt, basil, oregano, parsley, black pepper, and hot pepper sauce.

    slow cooker chili ingredients

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  3. Cover and cook on Low for 8 hours.

    slow cooker chili overhead

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  4. Serve hot and enjoy!

    high angle looking down at a small bowl of chili, topped with green onions and cheddar cheese
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

273 Calories
8g Fat
33g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 273
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 975mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 11g 39%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 22mg 108%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 546mg 12%

* 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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