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Lazy Slow Cooker Chili - No Beans

Slow cooker chili - no beans! This delicious bean-free recipe is filled with corn, tomatoes, and, tons of flavor. This chili is so thick, hearty, and satisfying even bean lovers won't miss a thing!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Course: dinner, game-day, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican Inspired
Keyword: chili without beans, slow cooker bean free chili, slow cooker chili no beans, slow cooker ground beef chili
Servings: 6
Calories: 369kcal

Ingredients

Chili

  • 2 lbs browned ground beef
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 small chopped - onion
  • 2 14.5 oz can diced tomato I like to use at least one can of tomatoes with roasted onion and garlic for extra flavor. I addition, I include all the juice in the can as well.
  • 1 15 oz can plain tomato sauce
  • 1 15.25 oz can whole kernel corn drained
  • ½ cup red wine not sweet
  • cup Chili seasoning (which is generally 2 packets of remade chili seasoning, if you prefer not to make your own) see below

Chili Seasoning

  • ½ cup chili powder
  • ¼ cup cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions

Chili

  • Place 2lbs of Browned Ground Beef.  
    2 lbs browned ground beef
  • Add remaining ingredients and chili seasoning into slow cooker
    1 green pepper chopped, 1 small chopped - onion, 2 14.5 oz can diced tomato, 1 15 oz can plain tomato sauce, 1 15.25 oz can whole kernel corn, ⅔ cup Chili seasoning (which is generally 2 packets of remade chili seasoning, if you prefer not to make your own)
  • Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours

Chili Seasoning

  • add all ingredients to a bowl and stir to combine
    ½ cup chili powder, ¼ cup cumin, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1 tablespoon onion powder

Notes

This is shown with shredded cheese on top.  It is also great served with a dollop of sour cream on top.  
For dairy free alternative toppings, I suggest servicing with avocado and/or a lime wedge on top.  

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 453mg | Potassium: 1475mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 12285IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 17mg