Food / From My Table

From My Table- Crock Pot Chili

I’m shocked this is my first chili recipe I’m sharing! But none of them have been quite good enough to post.


My dad makes the best chili. Hands down the best I’ve ever had, even if it is a bit spicy sometimes. So this time around I set out to duplicate his recipe as close as possible. It still isn’t quite as good but very close. And I made it in the crock pot!


I had beef already ground and cooked beans in the freezer that I used, thanks to a meal prep a few weeks ago. I dumped all of the ingredients in the pot before work and it was done and waiting when I got home. I just made some corn bread muffins and had my BFF over for dinner.


So good (and maybe not appropriate for it being 50 degrees).

Crock Pot Chili


1 teaspoon olive oil

1 white onion, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1/2 lb ground beef, browned

2 cups red or kidney beans, cooked

1 can no salt added diced tomatoes

1 small can no salt added tomato sauce

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon oregano 

salt and pepper to taste


1. Sautee onion and peppers in oil until soft and browned a bit.

2. Add veggies, browned meat, beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce and spices to the crock pot bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.



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