5 minute slow cooker chili

Using chunky salsa eliminates the need for vegetable chopping and helps keep the prep time to a minimum. You can literally put this chili together while walking out the door and come back a few hours to a luscious meal. Garnish with cooked corn kernels or diced avocado.

5 minute slow cooker chili

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  • 1

    (24 oz) jar chunky tomato salsa

  • 2

    tablespoons chili powder, plus additional to taste

  • ½

    cup tomato ketchup

  • 2

    (16 oz) cans black beans, drained/rinsed

  • 1

    (16 oz ) can dark red kidney beans, drained/rinsed

  • cups water

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Pour the salsa into a 4 qt slow cooker. Stir in the 2 tablespoon chili powder and the ketchup. Add the black beans, kidney beans, water, salt & pepper. If you like a spicier chili, add more chili powder. Cover and slow cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.


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