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A closeup view of black bean chili with ground beef in an oval slow cooker.

Crock Pot Beefy Black Bean Chili

  • Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: Approximately 6 servings


Let your slow cooker do the work in this easy and delicious chili!


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  1. Cook ground beef, onion, green pepper and garlic in a large skillet over medium heat until meat is browned and no longer pink. Drain off fat in a colander.
  2. Place drained meat mixture in your slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Category: Slow Cooker
  • Method: Slow Cook
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: crock pot beefy black bean chili