Smoky Chipotle Chili

READY IN: 6hrs 15mins
Recipe by Barb Witherspoon

I found this on in a feature on crockpot recipes. Haven't made it yet, will edit this description as soon as I do.

Top Review by Likkel

We really loved this chili! The cocoa added a richness and depth to the flavor, so I was glad that I added it as direct (I almost chickened out!). Thanks for a great recipe, we will be making this again...and again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash beans thoroughly, soak overnight, and drain.
  2. Place beans in slow cooker. Add water and next 7 ingredients.
  3. Cook on LOW for 6 hours, till beans are tender.
  4. Brown the meat well in a frying pan for 8 minutes. Stir in tomato paste and cook 1 minute. Then add the steak, peppers, corn, tomatoes, and salt to the beans, and cook an additional 30 minutes. If desired, add more chipotle chili powder for more heat.
  5. Garnish with low-fat sour cream, if desired, and the fresh chopped cilantro.

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