Take your chili to the next level when you make this delicious Crock Pot Chipotle Chili Recipe. Lots of chipotle peppers, adobo sauce and more come together for a flavor packed dish your family will go crazy over.
Crock Pot Chipotle Chili Recipe
Everyone loves chili around here so I’m always looking for new ways to make it. This chipotle chili in adobo sauce is so easy to make and so amazing with all of the chipotle flavor.
If you loved our Crock Pot Chipotle Chicken Bowl Recipe and our Crock Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos, you are going to absolutely love this new recipe.
This chipotle peppers in adobo sauce texas chili recipe is out of this world and the flavor can’t be beat. Basic chili gets taken up a notch thanks to the chipotle peppers.
The chili has a little bit of heat but not so much that the kids can’t enjoy it. It is the perfect meal for the entire family.
Everyone loves the smoky flavor!
Chipotle Chili Recipe Slow Cooker is so versatile!
This is the perfect chili recipe to enjoy year round. We love to make it as the weather starts to cool down but we also love it in the warmer months too.
It is great any time of the year and everyone just goes crazy over this meal when I make it. I think that is a mom win for sure!
Make sure you have a good crock pot to make this Chipotle Chili Soup.
If you are in the market for something new, I really love my Ninja cooker. The nice thing about this is you can brown the meat in the same slow cooker for recipes that call for that.
It is so handy to just have the one pan to clean. It has become of my favorite kitchen appliances.
I also really like this crockpot as well. I use this all the time and it’s great.
My favorite feature is that you can lock the lid down. This is awesome for when you need to take the crockpot somewhere.
I often use the slow cooker to take dishes to potluck events and this feature is amazing! There are several others on sale here.
Another favorite is this programmable crock pot for when I am am not at home all day. I love coming home to a nice meal ready and waiting!
I also like to use crock pot liners to make clean up a breeze. These plastic bags are worth every penny and save a ton of time.
You can also make this recipe in the instant pot if you prefer.
What all do you need to make chipotle bean chili?
- ground beef
- onion (I use frozen diced onions)
- minced garlic
- diced tomatoes
- tomato sauce
- black beans
- chipotle peppers in adobo
- beef broth
- chili powder
- dried oregano
- ground cumin
- salt and pepper
All of the seasonings come together for such an amazing meal. The flavor is really delicious.
How to make chipotle chili:
This recipe is so simple and anyone can make it!
First, just brown the ground beef and put in the slow cooker. Now, if you have a Ninja Cooking System like I do, it is even easier because you can do everything in the same pot.
Put the drained ground beef in the crock pot and all the remaining ingredients. Easy!
I like to cook this on low for several hours but you can certainly cook this on high if you prefer.
Stir to combine before serving and enjoy!
Keep reading for the full recipe.
It is that simple to make this slow cooker chili!
We love recipes with chipotle chili powder!
What toppings are good with Crock Pot Chipotle Chili Recipe?
The chili is amazing alone but we love a good topping bar around here. We like to load our chili with all sorts of yummy toppings and the kids enjoy it too.
- shredded cheese
- sour cream
- green onion
- hot sauce
- fresh lime
- diced jalapeno peppers
- saltine crackers
- corn chips
- tortilla chips
Just use whatever you like! We have even just kept it really simple and made this easy homemade cornbread and served the chili with that.
You can also try Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe for a little extra kick. Yum!
Crock pot chipotle chili recipe is budget friendly!
This is a great way to stretch your grocery budget or even reduce your overall expenses. You can easily stretch the meat by adding extra beans such as pinto beans, black beans or kidney beans.
We have even added extra diced tomatoes and it was so delicious with the onion and garlic flavor blended together. The beef broth in the Chipotle Chili gives it even more flavor but you can use water in a pinch.
Easy recipes like this keep my family happy and my grocery budget in good shape. This is how I keep our grocery budget reasonable.
Tip for making Slow Cooker Chili:
Another time saving tip is to use a small food chopper or food processor to quickly and easily chop onions.
If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver and you make cooking so fast and easy.
I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need. It’s so nice to be able to just take the diced onion out of the freezer for recipes.
This is how I meal prep. It’s so quick and easy and helps get dinner on the table fast.
Learn and how to freeze onions and also how to freeze peppers to save so much time in the kitchen! Lots of the recipes we cook call for onions and peppers so this is such a great time tip that we use frequently.
You will love having peppers and onions all ready to go! It is quick and easy.
Print this crock pot chipotle chili recipe below:
Crock Pot Chipotle Chili Recipe
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1/2 onion diced
- 2 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 cans diced tomatoes 15 oz each
- 1 tomato sauce 14 oz
- 2 cans black beans drained and rinsed
- 2 chipotle peppers in adobo chopped
- 1 cup beef broth
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- optional toppings
- sour cream
- cheddar cheese
- Brown the ground beef and drain the fat.
- Place in a crock pot. Add the rest of the ingredients to the crock pot.
- Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3.
- Stir to combine and serve with your favorite chili toppings.
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Another favorite to try is this Turkey Sweet Potato Chili for a new and delicious twist on the traditional chili recipe.
Kinda bland but I’d make again