Slow Cooker Chili

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion (large, finely chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely minced)
  • 29 ounces diced tomatoes and green chilies (2 cans)
  • 24 ounces tomato sauce (3 cans)
  • 1/2 cup water (or beef broth)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 15 ounces red kidney beans (1 can dark red kidney beans; drained and rinsed)
  • 15 ounces light red kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
  • cheddar cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium32% DV760mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein112% DV57g
    Carbs25% DV74g
    Fiber68% DV17g
    Calories650Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate74g25%
    Dietary Fiber17g68%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C90%

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


    Lacee Hearon a day ago
    Family loved it!! I added a little cayenne pepper & I add the beans about 2 hours before serving. Great with cornbread!
    Diana K. 2 days ago
    I've made this twice and hands down, this is my favorite chili recipe!
    Cook123 7 days ago
    This is a keeper! Tried a few recipes now, this one is awesome
    Gina Acker 13 days ago
    Wonderful flavor! I omitted the beef broth since my family likes thicker chili. They loved it! A family keeper for sure!
    CB 18 days ago
    Great tasting chili!
    Joshua B. 2 months ago
    Great! Pleanty of leftovers and tastes just as good 3 days later.
    UpTop 2 months ago
    Loved it we had enough for dinner and lunch the following day. I taste awesome I added my own twist on the seasoning used.
    Jade 4 months ago
    Delicious!! I added 2 small jalapeños and a little Tabasco sauce for a little extra heat. It turned out great!
    Mads Richardson 5 months ago
    Loved it! Followed the exact recipe minis the Coriander because I didnt have any on hand. I also omitted the beef broth as we like are chilly on the thicker side.
    Amadeus Robles 5 months ago
    Incredible, my family went nuts over the flavor.
    John 7 months ago
    Great chili recipe. Would definitely make it again.
    Cassandra Scutti 7 months ago
    Good flavor, would make it again.
    Joanna Shaw Rose 8 months ago
    Amazing! Definitely making it again!
    Kate Moore 8 months ago
    i made this chili this week and my whole family absolutely loved it. I will make it again soon.
    W. 9 months ago
    This was SO good and will be my go to chili recipe from now on!
    Johnson 9 months ago
    Very yummy! I did add the beans in the begining though.
    Emilee S. 9 months ago
    I halved the recipe and paired with fire crackers. It’s delish!!
    YumChef 10 months ago
    So good! I added more meat
    Karen Brooks 10 months ago
    It turned out wonderfully. We even froze some to have later on another cold night .
    Michelle W. 10 months ago
    probably the best chili Ive made at home ever.
    Rachel 10 months ago
    So good! Lots of flavor and thick!
    Looney 10 months ago
    i loved it. i dont not use beans in my chilli, so i did not use them. the chilli came out excellent. I brag i am from Texas born and rasied, so i know chilli. i will use this receipe again and again.
    Kim 10 months ago
    Pretty tasty! I would add a little more of the spices next time. I left the cocoa out. Not a chocolate fan.
    Ennocence 10 months ago
    I used ground turkey with bacon instead of ground beef and it turned out great.
    SockSniffer a year ago
    Really good chili, quick and easy prep. I added some chopped celery otherwise kept the recipe as is.
    Sophie Brevard a year ago
    this chili is amazing, added some jalepenos for a nice kick
    Crystal Nicol a year ago
    Really good definitely worth the cook
    This is a good chili recipe! Not the best I’ve ever had, but will certainly save this recipe to use again.
    Lyle a year ago
    Great good flavor and thickness
    Nate a year ago
    Cooked it without the broth and really enjoyed it.