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Slow-Cooker Spicy Chili

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Slow-Cooker Spicy Chili
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 7 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Try this hearty, satisfyingly spicy slow-cooker chili when you want a meal that's sure to warm you up. To save you time in the kitchen, use 3 cups thawed Make-Ahead Seasoned Ground Beef and Sausage in place of the ground beef, sausage and onion. Prepare for a bowlful of the best spicy chili you've ever had!
Updated Nov 22, 2022

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/2 lb bulk Italian pork sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 can (28 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 can (15 oz) spicy chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  • Sour cream, if desired
  • Sliced green onions, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, sausage and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef and sausage are thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients except sour cream and green onions.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours. Top individual servings with sour cream and green onions.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Here's a hack for this homemade spicy chili: use clean kitchen scissors to cut the tomatoes just after adding them to the slow cooker while they’re still on top and easy to reach.

Nutrition

400 Calories, 16g Total Fat

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
400
Total Fat
16g
0%
Sodium
1290mg
0%
Dietary Fiber
9g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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