Easy Slow Cooker Chili

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READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
Recipe by larchie

Life circumstances are such that, here lately, I don't have much time to cook in the evenings, but I can run home at lunch to start getting dinner ready - and, thus, I've been looking for more slow cooker recipes that don't require much prep work before they enter the slow cooker. I found this recipe through cooking light, and altered it some to our tastes and to a Cook's Illustrated article - and the final product came out great! It was easy, doable over a lunch break, and very, very, very tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground beef over medium-high heat in a large, non-stick skillet; stir to crumble and cook until meat is browning. Add onion and next 7 ingredients, and continue to saute until onion is tender.
  2. Place meat mixture in slow cooker; stir in beans, tomatoes, and jalapeno.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.

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