Slow-Cooker Barbecue Chili with Corn Chips

Experience the ultimate comfort food with this slow-cooker barbecue chili. Infused with rich flavors and topped with crunchy corn chips, this dish is perfect for cozy nights or gatherings. Embrace the simplicity and let the slow cooker do the magic!

Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours and 15 minutes

Serving Size

  • Serves 6-8


  • Ground beef – 1 lb
  • Onion, diced – 1 large
  • Garlic cloves, minced – 3
  • Bell pepper, diced – 1
  • Canned diced tomatoes – 1 can (14.5 oz)
  • Tomato sauce – 1 can (8 oz)
  • Kidney beans, drained and rinsed – 1 can (15 oz)
  • Barbecue sauce – ½ cup
  • Chili powder – 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Black pepper – ¼ teaspoon
  • Corn chips – for serving
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, green onions


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, breaking it apart with a spoon. Drain excess fat.
  2. Transfer the beef to a slow cooker.
  3. Add diced onion, minced garlic, bell pepper, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, kidney beans, barbecue sauce, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  5. Before serving, adjust seasoning if necessary.
  6. Serve hot, topped with corn chips and optional toppings like shredded cheese, sour cream, and green onions.

Nutritional Information (per serving)

Calories320 kcal
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Total Carbohydrates35g
Dietary Fiber8g

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredient brands and sizes.

Enjoy your delicious and hearty Slow-Cooker Barbecue Chili with Corn Chips!