Easy Slow Cooker Beef Chili
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Easy Slow Cooker Beef Chili

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Servings: 8 -10
Author: Melanie - Gather for Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 1 medium green or red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves. minced
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 28- ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 8- ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 2 15- ounce cans kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 ounce can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pickled jalapenos or green chilies drained

Toppings

  • cheese
  • green onions
  • sour cream

Instructions

  • Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to a large skillet. Cook onions and peppers until softened.
  • Add the minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute. Add the ground beef to the skillet. Break up and cook stirringly occasionally until cooked through.
  • Transfer to a slow cooker. Add in all the remaining ingredients.
  • Serve in individual bowls topped with the cheese, green onions or chives, and sour cream.