Crockpot Chili

Crockpot Chili

I’m sure that I’m not the only one who totally appreciates a delicious home-cooked meal that is ready to eat when I get home from a busy day!  Having something delicious simmering in my crockpot and opening the door to the delicious smell of dinner being ready is well….pretty magical if you ask me!

I have quite a few crockpot meals that I really LOVE, but none quite as much as I do chili!  Somehow, when it’s cold outside, coming home to a warm, spicy bowl of chili just warms my soul and my body!

There are lots more benefits to eating a great bowl of chili than just the fact that it’s hot and delicious!  The beans in the chili add lots of great fiber and up the protein of the meal as well.  And, that doesn’t even include all the amazing nutrients that the beans provide.

From the antioxidant properties from the lycopene in the tomatoes, to the fiber and protein in the beans and meat, this meal will fill you up, warm you up and provide you with amazing nutrition without packing on the pounds! 

Bon Appetit!

Crockpot Chili

Crockpot Chili

Warm, spicy and delicious for those busy chilly evenings
Course: Chili, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Southwest
Keyword: chili, crockpot
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Coach Collette
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb organic grass-fed ground beef (turkey, venison, buffalo)
  • 3 C kidney beans (2 15 oz cans) (no salt added)
  • 3 C organic crushed tomatoes (1 32oz can) (no salt added)
  • 2 C organic tomato sauce (1 15 oz can) (no salt added)
  • 1 C beef broth (no salt added)
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper minced
  • 1 TBSP chili powder (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin

Instructions

  • Brown meat in large skillet over medium high heat until no longer pink
  • While meat is browning, drain and rinse beans, prep veggies
  • Add veggies, tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth and spices to crockpot, stir to combine
  • Add browned meat to crockpot and stir to combine.
  • Add beans to crockpot and stir to combine. Cover and cook on low setting for 8-10 hours or on high for 6 hours.

Notes

Cook on the stove for about 1 hour, crockpot on high for 6 hours or on low for 8 hours.
Can be served with a sprinkling of cheddar cheese or a dollop of sour cream (nutrition information does not include these ingredients)
This recipe can also be prepared without meat for a vegan/vegetarian option.
 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 900mg38%
Potassium 1019mg29%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 878IU18%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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