No Bean Slow Cook Chili

READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
Recipe by nicholas-andersen

This is a great recipe to set up in the morning and eat when you get home from work. I made this intentionally because I do not like beans in my chili. You can also make it mild to hot depending on the kind and amount of chili powder and the addition of Louisiana Hot Sauce. I usually add a mixture of medium and hot chili powders. The chilies can be optional, but the morita chilies are required to give the chili a nice subtle smoky flavor.

Top Review by I am his Jenni

I was looking for a quick and easy no bean chili when I found this and decided to try it. I followed the recipe as it calls (minus the dried and anaheim's) and it seemed to carry a strong tomato flavor as well as being kinda on the watery side. To counter that, I bumped up the spices some and left the lid off till the water evaporated enough to the thickness we like. DH says it's a "do again", but next time I think I'll use less tomato sauce. Thanks for sharing. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef making sure to prevent large clumps of hamburger.
  2. When hamburger is still pink add onion and salt to taste.
  3. Drain beef and add to 4qrt crockpot.
  4. Add tomato sauce.
  5. Drain and add diced tomatoes and corn.
  6. Add in chili powder to taste (I use mostly chili powder but add a couple dashes of hot chili powder.).
  7. Add the rest of the ingredients; mix well.
  8. Cook on low to medium for ~8hrs.

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