Easy Crockpot Chili – Perfect For Busy Families

“Easy Crockpot Chili – there is nothing better than a bowl on a chilly winter or fall day.  But this family favourite is perfect all year long.  Hearty, spicy, filling and cooks while you are out and about… the perfect meal for busy on the go people!”

- The Delicious Spoon


main ingredient:


▢ 2 lb extra lean ground beef or turkey ▢ 15 oz can low sodium kidney beans rinsed ▢ 1 green pepper finely chopped seeds removed ▢ 1 medium onion finely chopped ▢ 28 oz can crushed tomatoes ▢ 2 cups beef broth ▢ 2 cloves garlic minced ▢ 1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped, use half if sensitive to spicy foods ▢ 2 tbsp of chili powder ▢ 1/2 tsp garlic powder ▢ 1/2 tsp onion powder ▢ 1/2 tsp dried oregano ▢ 1 tsp paprika ▢ 1 tbsp ground cumin ▢ 1 1/2 tsp sea salt ▢ 1 tsp black pepper ▢ 1/2 cup shredded cheese optional

Easy Crockpot Chili


8 Servings


Dinner, Lunch,  Main Course


3 hours  20 minutes



1.  Add ground beef or turkey to frying pan on medium-high heat. Cook until all beef is browned breaking up the meat into small pieces with the end of a wooden spoon. Drain fat from the pan and add the beef to a 2-quart slow cooker.


2.  Using the same pan; add chopped onion, jalapeno and green peppers and minced garlic cloves. Sautee on medium heat until onions start to look translucent in colour. Add sautéed ingredients to the crockpot.


3.  Add kidney beans, crushed tomatoes and beef broth to crockpot and stir to combine.


4.  In a small bowl add chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, paprika, ground cumin, salt and pepper.


5.  Add 1 1/2 tbsp of chili seasoning mixture to crockpot and mix well.


6.  Simmer covered on low for 3-4 hours stirring occasionally.  Serve.



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