This Crockpot Chili recipe is mega hearty, packed with flavor and can’t-stop-eating delicious. It’s made with a combination of lean ground beef, hot Italian sausage, kidney beans, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic and robust seasonings that slow cook all day as it fills your home with the tantalizing aroma of the BEST Crockpot Chili! Or more accurately, best chili – period. Top your easy Crockpot Chili with all your favorite toppings – cheese, sour cream, corn chips, green onions and just try and stop at one bowl. This Crockpot Chili recipe makes fantastic leftovers (it’s even better the next day) so it’s fabulous for make ahead meals and crowds and it also freezes beautifully for an instant dinner any night of the week.
Toppings (your favs!)
Although this Crockpot Chili is fairly quick to prep, it still requires some chopping and stove time which can be done 100% in advance:
Crockpot Chili freezes exceptionally well because it does not contain any dairy products, pasta or potatoes which sometimes can become a funny texture once frozen. This chili makes a large quantity so you may need to freeze some leftovers (although there are never any in our house).