Slow-Cooker Family Favorite Chili

With just twenty minutes of prep time in the morning, you can set yourself up to come home to the inviting fragrance—not to mention flavor—of home-cooked crockpot chili. The slow-cooking perfectly combines the beef, beans and tomatoes for hearty, satisfying bowls of warm chili goodness.


2  lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1  large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2  cloves garlic, finely chopped
1  can (28 oz)  diced tomatoes
1  can (16 oz) chili beans in sauce, undrained
1  can (15 oz) tomato sauce
2  tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2  teaspoons ground cumin
1/2  teaspoon salt
1/2  teaspoon pepper


  • In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.

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