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I have been slowly but surely sharing some of our favorite meals we make for our monthly cooking. At this season in our lives, we need to have dinner ready to go because there just isn’t time to sit in the kitchen much to make dinner. Today’s crock pot chili recipe is a perfect recipe for our family. We have made it for many years andeveryone likes it. Even my picky eaters  🙂 !

We make ours when we make our monthly freezer meals put it in the freezer in 2 ziplock gallon freezer bags, pull it out the night before, put it in the crock pot in the morning and it’s ready to eat at dinner time.

crock pot chili recipe

There are a couple tips I am going to share with you that I have learned over the years.

  • First off I usually add only 1lb of fried hamburger to the recipe. We do this because we eat only local grass fed beef and because of the price we have cut down on the amount of meat we eat. There are some months as a treat for my husband I will add 2lbs in instead, because he likes meatier chili, but not often. You can choose whatever way is best for you but the recipe will only list 1lb of fried burger.
  • For the non tomato fans we take the stewed tomatoes and put them through the food processor so there is no chunks of tomatoes in the chili. Great way to sneak in veggies for the non veggie eaters 😉 !
  • I only use a small amount of chili powder in the recipe because the little boys don’t like it hot. I do, however have some kids and a husband who likes their chili extra spicy so they add quite a bit more chili powder to their own bowls.

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Crock Pot Chili Recipe


  • 1 LB Fried Hamburger we use local grass fed beef
  • 1 Medium Onion Chopped
  • 1 Green Pepper Chopped
  • 4 Cans Organic Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 Cans Organic Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Jar of Organic Pinto beans
  • 1 Cans of Organic Kidney Beans with juice
  • 4 TBS Chili Powder
  • 2 TBS Cumin
  • 2 TBS Ground Pepper
  • 1 TBS Ground Sea Salt


  • Fry hamburger with the onion and green pepper strain fat off after the burger is fried.
  • Put diced tomatoes through the food processor.
  • Dump all ingredients into the crock pot. (leave juice in the beans)
  • Cook on High for about 6 hours.
  • Enjoy!

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Thank you for sharing!!


    • Lily,
      We love leftover chili! Although with some of our boys getting older they tend to eat most of it if not all of it. Boy can they sure eat! I hope you enjoy one of our favorite recipes! Have a blessed week!

  1. Hello, Nicole, from a fellow Michigan mama…also with a 17-year-old daughter! I hopped over from Think Tank Thursday, wooed by the promise of Crock-Pot Chili (yum…pinned!) and just joined you on Facebook because of our Michigan/17-year-old connection! 😉 Glad to meet you…happy Friday Eve!

    • Elizabeth,
      Glad to meet a fellow Michiganer 😉 ! What a coincidence that you have a 17 year old daughter too!! Glad you joined me over on Facebook, however I do not post on there much anymore. If you want to follow my daily life Instagram would be better to connect on (if your on there) I hope you get a chance to try our delicious chili recipe. Have a blessed week!

    • That is pretty much why we love the recipe so much. Easy to make is a winner in our house, and when it is something everyone will actually eat it’s almost a miracle lol. Have a blessed week!!

    • Lisa,
      Thank you! We use our crock pot all the time, I don’t think dinner would get made too much without it during this busy season of life we are in right now lol. Thanks for stopping by! Have a blessed week!

  2. I love Chilli and this recipe looks delicious. I too stockpile it frozen in the freezer! It saves so much time when we are needing to fly about. Delicious. Thankyou for sharing with #FiestaFriday

  3. 5 stars
    There is really nothing better than a great bowl of Chili and your recipe looks fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday,447 this week. Hope you have a great Labor Day Weekend and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen


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