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Bowl of slow carb chili made in crockpot

Slow Carb Chile for the Slow Cooker

A homemade chili recipe that is delicious, easy and has no sugar
Keyword batch recipes, crockpot chile, low carb, low carb chile, slow cooker chile
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 10
Calories 311kcal
Author dorothy stainbrook


  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves finely chopped (can use 2 1/2 tsp bottled garlic in oil)
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin freshly ground if possible
  • 2 1/2 tsp freshly ground coriander
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika spice can use dried red pepper flakes or smoked chipotle for more heat
  • 2 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 14 oz tomato sauce
  • 15 oz black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato paste


  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook stirring frequently until soft and translucent (about 5 minutes).
  • Add garlic, and the rest of the spices and stir thoroughly into the onions to coat. Cook only for about 1 minute (until fragranand then add the ground beef and cook together about 5-8 minutes, or until ground beef is no longer pink.
  • Scrape the mixture into the slow cooker and add the salt, tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans and tomato paste. Mix everything together well in the slow cooker, Cover and cook over low heat for 6-8 hours
  • Serve with your choice of low carb accompaniments: sour cream, avocado, green onions, aged cheddar cheese


Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g