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easy crockpot chili

Easy Crockpot Chili

Here is a basic, easy chili recipe that satisfies picky eaters. There aren't any crazy ingredients added but it still tastes delicious. Once your ground beef is browned you can toss everything in the crockpot and forget it until dinner time.
Course Main Course
Keyword beans, chili, crockpot, ground beef
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 10


  • Crockpot or Slowcooker


  • 1 lb Ground Beef or Ground Chicken
  • 64 oz Tomato Juice
  • 14.5 oz Diced Tomatoes
  • 40.5 oz Kidney Beans
  • 15 oz Black Beans
  • 15 oz Navy Beans
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Flakes


  • Start by browning your ground hamburger or ground chicken in a frying pan on the stovetop. Once it's completely cooked through drain.
  • While the hamburger is cooking pour the tomato juice in the crockpot. Add the can of diced tomatoes.
  • Open and drain the liquid from each can of beans. Once drained add them to the crockpot.
  • Add your browned hamburger to the crockpot and stir everything together.
  • Next, add chili powder, cumin and onion flakes. Stir again.
  • Turn your crockpot on low and cook for 6 hours or on high for 4 hours. Enjoy.