Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Chili For A Tasty Meal

I know that many people think that chili is a meal just during the Winter months. Not so! My family loves my slow cooker chicken chili ANY time! Prep time is minimal, and the taste results are amazing!

slow cooker chicken chili

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Slow cooker recipes have always been the kind that I can’t mess up. I am not a fantastic cook, and don’t have a knack for the fancy. That is why this is one of my favorites to make. There aren’t many steps, and no crazy ingredients.

slow cooker chicken chili

Kitchen Tools You Need To Make Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Here are some of my favorite kitchen tools I use when making this recipe. I love that clean up is kept to a minimum with this recipe. If you use a slow cooker liner, it is even easier!

Food Ingredients For The Chicken Chili

Here are the food ingredients that you will need. If you are looking to save money, you can use your local store’s generic store brand for things like the beans, tomatoes, and spices. And this recipe is also easily doubled if you need to feed a lot people. Just have 2 slow cookers available.

  • 4 pounds ground chicken
  • 2 cans light red kidney beans~drained
  • 1 cans dark red kidney beans~drained
  • 1 large can whole, peeled tomatoes or a can of diced tomatoes~not drained
  • 1 large can condensed tomato soup(do not mix with water)
  • 1 cup diced, frozen green peppers
  • 1 cup diced, frozen onions
  • chili powder
  • dash salt and pepper(optional)

Side note: you can also substitute ground turkey for the meat, if you wanted a slightly different taste.

Directions For Preparation Of The Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

The steps for this recipe are really simple, and can be done the night before if you are short on time. Before you leave for work in the morning, simply pull the slow cooker crock out of the refrigerator and turn it on!

Step #1:

Brown meat, drain, and add one half of the chili powder and stir thoroughly.

Step #2:

While the meat is browning,  mix all other ingredients into the slow cooker.

Step #3:

Stir in the meat, adding the salt and pepper if you want.

Step #4:

Cook on low for 6-8 hours, and stir once about halfway through.

You can eat this delicious meal alone, or serve it with a side of salad and cornbread.

Slow cooker chicken chili is a tasty way to feed your family a warm meal.  You save time and energy in the kitchen as well, because other than browning the meat, the slow cooker does all the work.  There is nothing like coming home from work after a long day, and walking into the door and smelling this delicious dish.

Printable Recipe For Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Want to add this recipe to your menu plan? Here is a printable recipe card you can add to your binder.

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

yield: 9 SERVINGS
prep time: 10 MINUTES
cook time: 8 HOURS
additional time: 5 MINUTES
total time: 8 HOURS 15 MINUTES

Slow cooker chicken chili is one of my family’s favorite meals. Easy to make and hearty, it is perfect for any time of the year. Easy to feed for a large family or gathering, & freezes well.

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds ground chicken
  • 2 cans light red kidney beans~drained
  • 1 cans dark red kidney beans~drained
  • 1 large can whole, peeled tomatoes or a can of diced tomatoes~not drained
  • 1 large can condensed tomato soup(do not mix with water)
  • 1 cup diced, frozen green peppers
  • 1 cup diced, frozen onions
  • chili powder
  • dash salt and pepper(optional)

Instructions

      1. Brown meat, drain, and add one half of the chili powder and stir thoroughly.
      2. While the meat is browning,  mix all other ingredients into the slow cooker.
      3. Stir in the meat, adding the salt and pepper if you want.
      4. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, and stir once about halfway through.

Notes

 

You can substitute ground turkey as your meat in this recipe as well.

NUTRITION INFORMATION:

YIELD: 9 SERVING SIZE: 1
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 420TOTAL FAT: 22gSATURATED FAT: 6gTRANS FAT: 0gUNSATURATED FAT: 14gCHOLESTEROL: 216mgSODIUM: 282mgCARBOHYDRATES: 9gFIBER: 1gSUGAR: 4gPROTEIN: 48g

All amounts are approximate. Please consult a registered dietitian for exact caloric amounts.

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