This delicious crockpot chili recipe is yummy, healthy, and perfect for those cool fall days. Did we mention that its super easy to make?
Easy comfort food is an all-time favorite in our home, be sure to check out other family recipes for fun dishes as well.
Chili is a fun dish that can be made in a variety of ways. This is why is a favorite in our home, not to mention the fun ideas that you can use with the leftovers:
- Baked potato topping
- Loaded nachos
- Easy bread bowl
Nevertheless, ensuring that your chili is enough will be key.
Traditionally, we will use ground turkey with our classic take on chili; however, this week there was an inspiration for chicken. Here’s how to make your homemade crockpot chili:
- Choice of meat
- Bell peppers
- Died tomatoes
- Mild diced green chiles
- Tomato paste
- Dark kidney beans
- Garbanzo / chick peas (optional)
- Cumin powder
- Chili powder
- Paprika powder
How To Make Homemade Crockpot Chili
- Cook the meat of your choice in a skillet. (We love to season with garlic, salt, and pepper with no particular recipe recommendation.)
- Add onion, garlic cloves, bell peppers to your skillet until soft.
- Add your meat and veggies to your crockpot.
- Add diced tomatoes, mild diced green chiles, and tomato paste.
- Add one can of dark kidney beans, one can of garbanzo beans or chickpeas. (This is optional)
- Add cumin powder, chili powder, paprika powder, salt, and pepper as needed. You’ll want to make sure that your spices and seasoning bring out the beautiful flavors of your chili. If you find that you struggle with this, make it simple by visiting your local grocery store for a simple seasoning pack for chili.
- Stir well and cover crockpot with lid.
- Slow cook for a several hours on low. Chili is a dish that only gets better with time so don’t try to rush this.
- Add your favorite toppings!
- Sharp cheddar cheese
- Sour cream
- Dinner is served. Be sure to give a little cool down time so that no hungry tummies burn their mouth.
This is just one of the many variations of this dish that we make in our home. For more fun and easy crockpot meals this fall, be sure to stay tuned to try for yourself!