Slow Cooked Chilli

slow cooked chilli

This slow cooker recipe is so easy and hassle-free! Simply fry off your mince and veg and then load in to the slow cooker and wait for your perfect chilli con carne!

Easy | 8hrs | Serves 8


3 tbsp olive oil
500g beef mince
1 onion, chopped
1 celery stick, chopped
1 large pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika
1-2 tsp chilli flakes
2 tsp dried oregano
3 tbsp tomato purée
400g can chopped tomatoes
400ml beef stock
2 x 400g can kidney beans
4 small squares dark chocolate



  1.  Turn slow cooker on to low.
  2.  Heat 1 1/2 tbsp of oil in a large pan and fry the mince for around 10 mins on a high heat, until browned. Pour in to the slow cooker.
  3.  Heat remaining 1 1/2 tbsp of oil in the pan and fry the onion, celery, and pepper until softened. Add in the garlic, cumin, paprika and chilli flakes and fry for 1 minute. Pour in to the slow cooker.
  4.  Add the oregano, puree, chopped tomatoes and stock to the slow cooker. Season as desired.
  5.  Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  6.  Stir in the beans and chocolate 30 mins before end.
  7.  Serve with rice or tortillas with sour cream and guacamole.

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