Slow Cooker Chili

Slow Cooker Chili

Course: Mains


  • 12 ounces ground venison, turkey, or lean ground beef (add one extra can of beans if not using meat)
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 can red kidney beans, rinsed
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato sauce (8 oz)
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cumin


  • In a large skillet, cook ground meat and onion. Drain and rinse if necessary. Add all of the ingredients into the crockpot and stir well. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours. Serve topped with grated goat cheese and diced avocado.


Recipe adapted from New Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook, 12th Edition.
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