Brad's Slow Cooker Chili

Brad Nichols

By
@bmnich

A game day favorite around our house. This chili has been refined over several years, including the addition of a couple of unexpected ingredients - Cocoa and Coffee, but believe me when I tell you, it is one of the best you will ever have! Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★☆☆ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
1/2 lb
ground sweet italian sausage - removed from casing
1
cubanella pepper - seeded and chopped
3
jalapeno peppers - seeded and chopped
1 large
onion, diced
4 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
3 clove
garlic - minced
2 can(s)
diced tomatoes (14.5 oz) - i like the fire roasted with garlic
1 can(s)
crushed tomatoes (14.5 oz)
2 can(s)
chile beans - drained
3 Tbsp
bacon bits
1 c
beer
4 pkg
powdered beef bouillon - or cubes
2 Tbsp
chile powder
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
dried oregano
1 Tbsp
minced dried onion
1 tsp
cumin
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tsp
sugar
1 tsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp
ground coffee

Step-By-Step

1Brown first 7 ingredients in a skillet until meat is cooked. Drain and add to Slow Cooker
2Add all remaining ingredients to slow cooker and cook 4 hrs on High or 6 hours on Low
3Serve with Shredded Cheddar, Sour Cream and your choice of hot sauce!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy