When cooler weather approaches, I immediately start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. There is something so filling and hearty about a big bowl of chili and we have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes to try!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

Easy slow cooker chili recipes

Life is so busy and these days the only way I manage to get dinner on the table is because of my slow cooker! With so many amazing recipes, dinner never gets boring and the crock pot makes it so easy.

These easy slow cooker chili recipes are a big hit with our family. We like this classic recipe for Quick and Easy Crockpot Chili. Top it with cheese, corn chips and maybe a few more onions and it is SO good!

Sometimes we need a change though and I fix this Crock Pot Taco Chili. It’s very similar to taco soup.

I put out a ton of toppings and everyone just grabs what they want. A few favorites are spring onions, tortilla chips, cheese, hot sauce and sour cream! So good!

If I make beef brisket and have leftovers, we love Slow Cooker Beef brisket Chili. I love meals that we can eat twice!

How do you make chili more flavorful?

If you make chili a lot like we do, make a big batch of homemade chili seasoning. It’s really easy to make and cheaper than store bought.

Plus, I love knowing exactly what is going in the seasoning. The flavor is amazing and better than store bought seasonings!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

How long should you cook chili?

It just depends on if you need to cook the chili on low or high in your crock pot. Chili can be ready quickly on the high setting but if you will be gone all day, I recommend the low setting for more hours.

Can you put raw ground beef in a slow cooker?

Yes, you can. The meat can easily cook in the slow cooker with the other ingredients but I would use a lean meat so that it is not much grease.

Another option is the Ninja cooker. The nice thing about this is you can brown the meat in the same slow cooker.

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.

Should I drain beans for chili?

If you prefer a thicker chili, make sure the kidney beans drained prior to placing in the crockpot. If you like a soupy chili recipe, than don’t drain and rinse the beans for added broth.

Let’s get started with the best slow cooker chili recipes!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

1. 6 Ingredient Crock Pot Chili

You only need 6 ingredients to make this awesome chili! Such a simple recipe that doesn’t take long to prepare and everyone will love it.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

2. The Best Crock Pot Chili  

This is a very simple and classic chili recipe. It’s quick and delicious. Dump it all in your slow cooker and have dinner waiting when you get home!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

3. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Turkey Recipe

This recipe calls for turkey and pumpkin so it’s a really healthy meal that is delicious! It will satisfy a crowd and cooks so easily in the crock pot!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

4. Vegetarian Crock Pot Chili

This meatless recipe is perfect for those that don’t eat meat or maybe times when you are trying to stretch your grocery budget. It’s packed with so much flavor and has bulgar wheat to really leave you satisfied.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

5. Crock Pot White Chicken Chili

This is so good and a nice change if you are looking for something different. Use chicken instead of beef and white beans for a twist on classic chili for a dinner sure to be a hit!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

6. 15 Bean Slow Cooker Chili

This recipe comes together quickly by using Hurst’s 15 Bean Soup in the dry bean section of the store. Plus, it’s frugal using dry beans. This chili is excellent topped with cornbread, cheese and more!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

7. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash 

This is the perfect Fall meal with yummy Fall vegetables! It’s super easy in your slow cooker to make dinnertime a breeze and packed with a ton of flavor.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

8. Slow Cooker Tortellini Chili

Try something different and add cheese tortellini to your chili recipe. This recipe is hearty and delicious for a meal even picky eaters will love.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

9. Simple and Easy Crock Pot Chili

This simple chili recipe is quick and easy and gluten free! Top with an assortment of  cheese, more onion or whatever your family likes.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

10. Crockpot Taco Chili 

You will love the flavor the salsa adds to this dish. It adds a kick that is so good with the black and pinto beans and also makes for an easy freezer meal.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

11. Delicious Chili in the Crock Pot

This is yummy chili with a secret ingredient- cocoa powder! You are going to love the amazing the flavor! Top with cheese to make it even better.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

12. Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

This is a great alternative to ground beef and you can omit the chicken if you want this to be vegetarian. If you are looking for a versatile and amazing chili recipe, this is one to try!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

13. White Chicken Chili Taco Chili

This delicious chili comes together quickly in the slow cooker. It’s a good way to sneak beans into your children’s diet and they won’t even notice because they are the same color as the chicken!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

14. Slow Cooker Beef Short Rib Pumpkin Chili 

Tender beef ribs make this chili so hearty and amazing. The pumpkin adds a nice twist even for those that don’t normally eat pumpkin.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

15.  Slow Cooker Chili

This is made with ground chuck and packed with veggies and beans. If you are looking for a hearty chili, this is sure to be a hit with the ground chuck.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

16. Black Bean Chili

The black beans make this recipe so thick and hearty. This chili is filling and so easy in the crock pot plus tastes delicious.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

17. Slow Cooker Chicken Chili 

Beans, corn, chicken and more make this chili recipe a hit! Everything comes together for a one pot meal perfect for busy weeknights.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

18. Spicy Slow Cooker Southwestern Turkey Chili

This recipe uses ground turkey which is much healthier and more frugal than ground beef. Most people can’t even tell the difference when it’s in dishes like this.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

19. Slow Cooker Beef Brisket Chili 

This is a great way to use leftover beef brisket. It’s delicious in chili and makes for a nice twist on the classic recipe.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

20. Crockpot Vegetarian Chili 

This chili is so hearty and full of yummy veggies that I doubt anyone will even miss the meat. It’s packed with corn, beans, tomatoes, squash and more. Yum!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

21. Easy Keto Chili Recipe

Keto Chili is perfect for Fall and sure to impress the entire family with very little work. It is hearty and delicious and the best Low Carb Chili Recipe.

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

22. The Best Hot Dog Chili 

Learn how to make the best hot dog chili recipe around! With only a few ingredients, you will be making homemade chili from now on that tastes amazing.

Give these tasty slow cooker chili recipes a try!

The entire family will love these simple chili recipes in the crock pot.

We have quick crockpot chili recipes with ground beef to simple meatless recipes and more!

Let us know what you think is the best crockpot chili recipe winner. From mild chili recipe to spicy, there are options for everyone!

Add your favorite toppings to complete the meal for the best slow cooker chili recipe. We love to add hot sauce, green onion, tortilla chips, cheese, sour cream and more!

When cooler weather approaches, it's time to start to think about easy slow cooker chili recipes. We have over 20 of the best slow cooker chili recipes.

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  1. Thanks so much for including my Slow Cooker Chicken Chili! I spotted couple more great slow cooker chilis I must try soon!