Green Bean Chili

Green Bean Chili Recipe

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Hope Wasylenki


OK - I know it sounds a bit weird, but once you try it, it tastes surprisingly good.

Even better? It's a slow-cooker dish - Oh, how I love those "set -n- forget" recipes.

Serve this one with nothing more than a loaf of sourdough bread or a pan of cornbread.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 lb
    ground turkey or beef
  • 1 large
    onion, diced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    each, salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp
    sugar (optional)
  • 20 oz
    canned tomato or 8-vegetable juice
  • 1 can(s)
    (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1-2 large
    bay leaves
  • 20-24 oz
    french-style green beans, frozen

How to Make Green Bean Chili


  1. In a large skillet, cook ground meat until almost done. Add in onions and garlic and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Dump cooked mixture into slow-cooker liner. Add seasonings/spices, sugar, tomato juice, tomatoes, bay leaves and green beans.
  3. Cook on LOW for 8-10 hours or on HIGH 4-5 hours.
  4. When done, ladle into bowls and top with your favorite toppings: shredded cheese, diced onion, jalapenos, crushed tortilla chips, sour cream

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About Green Bean Chili

Course/Dish: Turkey Chili
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #stew

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