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Slow Cooker Chili

  • Author: Mushroom Canada
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 hours
  • Total Time: 5 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Entree, Blend and Extend, Kid-Friendly
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American, Canadian


Slow cookers make preparing dinners like this chilli a breeze and reduces the amount of added fat or oil.


  • 8 oz fresh crimini mushrooms
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb lean ground beef, crumbled
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp dried minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp dried minced onion
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Place the mushrooms, onion and garlic in a food processor fitted with a metal blade.
  2. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. Combine the mushroom mixture, ground beef, green pepper, red pepper and beans in a slow cooker.
  4. Stir the diced tomatoes with the tomato paste, chilli powder, seasoning blend, cumin and salt until well combined.
  5. Pour the tomato mixture into the slow cooker.
  6. Cook on high for 5 hours or on low for 10 hours.


Tip: Garnish with cheddar cheese, sour cream, green onion and serve with tortilla chips or in a bread bowl for a fun and tasty dinner.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 203
  • Sodium: 622mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 21g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 14g

Keywords: Slow Cooker Meals, Easy Chilli Recipe, Mushroom and Beef Chilli, Easy Slow Cooker Recipe, Comfort Food Dishes

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