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Easy Crock-Pot Chili Recipe

An easy Crock-Pot Chili Recipe that saves time and money. This chili is easy, delicious, and feeds a lot of people.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Cheap Dinner, Chili, Crock-Pot, Easy Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 163kcal
Cost $20


  • Crock-Pot


  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 Chili Seasoning Packet
  • 3 28 oz Cans Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 15.5 oz Cans Kidney Beans rinsed and drained
  • 1-2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 ½ lbs Ground Beef, Turkey, or Chicken I used Vegetarian Crumbles, Beyond Meat
  • 4 tbsp Cookin Oil
  • 1 15.25 oz can Corn


  • Chop onion and place in frying pan with about a tablespoon of cooking oil. Once the onions are translucent remove from the pan and place in a bowl.
  • With the same frying pan, add another tablespoon of cooking oil and cook your ground meat. 
  • Rinse and drain kidney beans. Then add kidney beans, diced tomatoes, can corn (with water), ground meat, cooked onions, unsweetened cocoa, two chili seasoning packets, and brown sugar in the Crock-Pot.
  • Stir chili, place lid on Crock-Pot, and set heat to high. Cook for about an hour to two hours.
  • When the chili is ready to serve, sprinkle with shredded cheese, chopped green onions, and a dollop of sour cream.


Serving: 10servings | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg