Brad's Slow Cooker Chili

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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

How to Make Brad's Slow Cooker Chili

Step-by-Step

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

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