Karla's Slow Cooker Chili

Karla Everett


This chili is so nice to come home to after a long day at work.

Note :You can have what ever amount or type of beans you like or you don't have to have beans in this if you don't want too.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
8 Hr


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  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lb
    ground pork
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    bacon fat or 5 precooked strips bacon crushed
  • 1 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    green and red peppers, chopped
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    beef soup base
  • 48 oz
    vegetable juice (v-8)
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    pepper sauce or to taste
  • 1 tsp
    cumin seed
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder or minced garlic
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    mexican oregano
  • 1 pkg
    chili seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 can(s)
    stewed tomatoes, 16 ounces
  • 2 can(s)
    pinto beans
  • 1 can(s)
    light red kidney beans

How to Make Karla's Slow Cooker Chili


  1. Brown pork and beef, and drain very well.
  2. Add all ingredients to large crock pot and cover.
  3. Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 8-12 hours.
  4. The longer it cooks, the thicker it gets.
  5. Cubed roast or steak may be substitiuted for the ground meat.

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About Karla's Slow Cooker Chili

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #crockpot, #beans

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