Crock Pot Steak and Black Bean Chili

Total Time
8hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 hrs

The weather is starting to cool off now and this is a easy chili recipe for the crock pot. This chili is very thick and rich. Makes a lot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the beef into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Place beef in slow cooker and turn it on low.
  3. Sprinkle the chili powder, garlic powder and cumin over the meat.
  4. Add onion and green pepper.
  5. Drain and rinse the cans of beans and add them to the slow cooker.
  6. Add tomatoes and sugar.
  7. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
  8. Uncover and sir in the tomato paste.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Garnish with sour cream and cheddar cheese.


Most Helpful

I was using up some beef I had leftover and came across this recipe. I was really getting tired of eating all my excess beef UNTIL I tried this recipe! This was a wonderful chili, and normally I would much prefer ground beef in my chili- not any more! It took about 9 hours in my crock pot (6 on low and 3 on high-my pot takes forever to cook!). At the end my beef was tender (but still in cubes) so I broke it up with a potato masher, giving me the texture I wanted. Thanks Mary, for this super recipe! Roxygirl

Roxygirl in Colorado February 23, 2009

It is a pretty average chili. It was easy to make. I used ground beef instead. Overall it is good chili recipe.

Speck42 January 06, 2011

Hubby and I liked this chili. I had never used beef cubes to make chili before, and it was a good change. I cut the recipe in half, but that was the only change I made. I guess we must like our chili hotter than most because this did not have enough heat for us. Oh I did make one addition, I added 4 cloves of garlic. I would make this again, I would just do more chili powder and more cumin for that smoky taste. Thanks!

TexasKelly January 28, 2008

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