Slow-Cooker Cowboy Chili

READY IN: 8hrs 10mins
Recipe by GiddyUpGo

When I make this recipe, I like it to be so hot it's barely edible, so I put in about a dozen serano peppers. If you want it milder you can just add one or two jalapenos or omit them entirely. I also put canned jalapenos in mine which I don't think are very spicy but they do add a nice peppery flavor. I like to serve this chili in sour dough bread bowls. Note: When I do anything in the slow-cooker, I always wait and add the onions a couple of hours before the end. When you leave onions in a slow-cooker too long they get an upleasant taste which taints the whole dish. This is just a preference of mine; if they don't bother you you can put them in with the rest of the ingredients.

Top Review by teresas

This is really hot!! And I love hot stuff. The intense heat almost takes away from the flavor. I also felt something was missing. Something that gives it a touch of sweetness like bell peppers. Next time I will throw some in to see how it works. Thanks for posting. Made for PAC spring 08'

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, brown the beef and drain.
  2. Place the beef in the crockpot and add all the ingredients except the onions.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  4. Add the onions and cook on low for an additional 2 hours.

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