Crock Pot Chili

Monday, October 6, 2014

The other day on my Walking on Sunshine Facebook Page, I mentioned that I had never made chili. There were quite a few surprised people.  And then the recipes started coming in.  I had a fun time reading all the recipes and comments and put together a really yummy recipe of Crock Pot Chili that I want to share with you today.  

Crock Pot Chili

  • One pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion; chopped
  • 1 Tbs. butter
  • 1 Tbs. oil
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 small can chopped chiles
  • 1 can kidney beans; rinsed
  • 1 small can tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbs. sweetened cocoa powder


Brown the onion in the oil and butter. 
Add the ground beef and cook until done.
Transfer the ground beef and cooked onion to your crock pot.
Add the remaining ingredients, except the sweetened cocoa powder.
Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.
Add the sweetened cocoa powder and taste the chili for salt and pepper. 

Top the chili with sour cream, cheddar cheese and green onion.  Of course, I didn't have any green onions in the house, but you get the idea.  Also good with the chili is nacho chips or crushed Ritz crackers.

My husband and I loved this recipe.  
We have now become a family who loves chili.  

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  1. yes yes yes! I have been looking for a goos crockpot chili recipe for a while and this recipe looks spot on! Thanks for sharing! Stopping in from the link up today :)

    J @ A Hot Southern Mess

  2. Lois, this sounds SO good! It's perfect for this football time of year, and crockpot, too? BONUS! Thank you for sharing this with us at Treasure Box Tuesday- pinned! :)

  3. Lois this looks yummy. My fave food.

  4. This looks fabulous! Pinned. We couldn't think of anyone better to party with! Thank you for stopping by. I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm.
    Happy Saturday! Lou Lou Girls

  5. Thank you for attending the #PureBlogLove Link Party, just wanted to drop by and personally thank you for sharing your wonderful blog post with us last Thursday. I hope to see you tonight at 8 pm est- Sunday for week #6
    Have a great day

  6. I'm always a fan of slow cooker recipes, especially ones that only get better as the flavors mingle! I bet the cocoa powder adds some depth of flavor too. :)