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.more
(24 oz) jar chunky tomato salsa
tablespoons chili powder, plus additional to taste
cup tomato ketchup
(16 oz) cans black beans, drained/rinsed
(16 oz ) can dark red kidney beans, drained/rinsed
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.