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Chili con Carne in a white bowl topped with sour cream and green onions.

Slow Cooker Chili Con Carne

  • Author: Ben
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 hours
  • Total Time: 7 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Tex Mex


Chile con Carne is such a classic dish and cooking it in your slow cooker is a great way to make your supper a super easy affair. Cook the meat the night before or in the morning and just let it sit all day. Not only is it easy, but it is also a super tasty meal! 


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Pound 80/20 lean ground beef
  • 1 Pound ground pork
  • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
  • 6 minced garlic cloves
  • 4 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 Tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 Tablespoons salt
  • 1 Tablespoons ground black pepper
  • 1 6 Ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 28-ounce can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 28-ounce can of diced petite tomatoes
  • 32 Ounces Beef Broth
  • 1 15 Ounce cans Chili Beans mild chili sauce, not drained
  • 1 16 Ounce can kidney beans
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne powder


  1. Add olive oil to large pan and bring to medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic. Cook until glassy.
  3. Add ground beef and ground pork.
  4. Cook until done and use a spatula to crumble meat
  5. Add to crock pot
  6. Add the rest of ingredients to crock-pot.
  7. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for four hours.
  8. Serve


  • Cook the meat the night before and mix everything in the crock pot. Then, the next morning, put it on low and let it cook all day!
  • Add some more cayenne or some diced fresh peppers to add some extra spice.
  • Change up the beans for different flavors.

Keywords: chili con carne