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Cindy’s Crock Pot Chili

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Rich, deep chili flavor with both beef and beans, plus some unusual enhancements. It simmers and steeps all day in your slow cooker--warm and invitingly hearty to come home to.

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • Prep time: 30 min
    Cook time: 6-8 hours


  • 4 Tbsp chili powder (use a mix of types for extra richness and getting the heat just right)
    2 1/2 tsp ground coriander
    2 1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    1 tsp oregano
    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    1/2 tsp unsweetened cocoa
    1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
    1 small onion
    1/2 green pepper
    28oz can (or 2 14/.5oz cans) diced tomatoes
    15oz can tomato sauce
    2 15oz cans kidney beans
    15oz can black olives
    1/2 cup frozen corn
    2 tsp salt
    Seasoned rice vinegar (or plain vinegar plus a pinch of sugar) or lime juice

Number of Servings

  • 4-6


  • 4 quart slow cooker
    Large skillet
    Slotted spoon or colander


  • None

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