Slow-Cooker Beanless Chili

Blogger Sarah W. Caron from Sarah's Cucina Bella whips up a slow cooker beanless chili perfect for chili dogs, nachos and more. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

lb ground beef
yellow onion, finely chopped
jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
tablespoons chili powder
teaspoon ground cumin
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato puree

  • 1 Heat 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef; cook until brown, stirring and breaking apart as needed. Drain; add beef to 4-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.

Expert Tips

Although you can eat this slow cooker chili on its own, it’s best served as a topping for chili dogs, on nachos or in burritos with rice.

Want a hotter chili? Trade the jalapeño chile for something fiery, like a scotch bonnet.