The Best Crock Pot Chili Recipe
The very first thing you should make with your crock pot.
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 medium yellow onion, diced
- 1 lbs ground beef
- 2 1/2 tbsp chili powder
- 2 tbsp ground cumin
- 2 tbsp granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 1/2 cups beef broth
- 1 can tomatoes, diced or fresh from your garden
- 1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can tomato sauce
Saute aromatics, add to crock pot. Heat olive oil in a large and deep non-stick skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute 3 minutes, then add garlic and saute 30 seconds longer. Add the ground beef to the skillet or frying pan. Break it apart with a wooden spoon. Cook for 6-7 minutes, until the beef is browned, stirring occasionally. Add the chili powder, cumin, sugar, tomato paste, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until well combined.
Drain all contents of the skillet/pan into your crock pot.
Add the broth, diced tomatoes (with their juice), drained beans, and tomato sauce. Stir well.
Set your crock pot on low to medium heat for 2-3 hours, stirring hourly.
15 minutes before serving, turn up your heat to medium.
Serve and enjoy.