Slow-Burn Chipotle Chili

When fall comes around  I love nothing more than to bundle up in some blankets, turn on a movie, and eat a nice warm bowl of hearty chili. Is that weird? I really love eating a good hearty chili, but what I love even more is making it.

perfectly hearty chili for fall

No matter what is going on, football games, movie night, or it’s just a wednesday, you really can’t go wrong with chili. The heartiness of it makes me think of nothing else but fall.

perfectly hearty chili for fall

Of course, when I want something I get it. So I pulled out one of our cook books, found a recipe that sounded delicious, and whiped up a crock pot full of hearty chili.

perfectly hearty chili for fall

If you’re looking for a perfect tailgate meal, dinner for your family, or the perfect topper to your nachos at your Friday night movie night. Then look no further than this amazing perfect hearty chili recipe.

slow-burn chipotle chili

Slow-Burn Chipotle Chili
Recipe Type: crockpot
Cuisine: Chili
Author: Keeping Up Cookbook
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A simple, easy and delicious chili recipe perfect for fall, or any other cool time of year.
  • 1 pound ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1 pound ground sausage, browned and drained
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans with liquid
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, with juice
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle-flavored tabasco sauce , or more to taste
  • salt, brown sugar and water, as desired
  1. Place all ingredients in the crockpot and cook on low for 8 to 12 hours. Adjust seasoning sweetness and thickness as desired with salt, brown sugar and water.


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