Fab Chili Recipe with Beef and Beans

Fab Chili Recipe with Beef and Beans
Warm up with this fab chili recipe slow cooked with beef, beans, onions, spices. Serve with sides of sharp cheese, jalapenos, cilantro and sour cream.


Chili is an art.

From Texas red chili to Kentucky, Mid-west white bean to Arizona green, chili is the pho of American cuisine. Historical accounts trace the first crocks of United States versions of chili con carne to San Antonio Texas, where the meat, tomato, and peppers united in a poor-man’s stew.

Today, chili cook-offs boast more complex and expensive spices and cuts of meat. This Fab chili recipe calls for a number of ingredients to be slow cooked for hours, but it’s easy on the pocket book and your schedule, as it needs very little tending, and you probably have most of the ingredients already.

Fab Chili Recipe with Beef and Beans

By 2013-10-30

  • Prep Time : 15 minutes
  • Cook Time : 6h 00 min
  • Yield : 2.5 quarts



chili-2Turn your slow cooker to high to get it heating up and add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and coffee. I like to use the fire-roasted tomatoes in this chili recipe.

chili-1In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat 4-5 minutes or just until no longer pink. Drain most of the grease from the pan. Return to stove and add onion and garlic. Stir and cook until hot throughout, about 3-5 more minutes.

chili-spicesTurn off the heat and incorporate the spices (next 8 ingredients)

chili-4Dump this goodness into the slow cooker where the sauce has been warming. Stir. Set the slow cooker to low for 4-6 hours, adding the beans with 2 hours remaining.

chili-5Serve your guests with optional toppings of cubed cheese, sliced jalapeno, cilantro leaves, and hot sauce. Enjoy this Fab Chili with Beef and Beans!