This Slow Cooker Beer Chili is easily made with ground beef or turkey. A bottle of your favorite beer gets added with pinto beans, onion, tomato, jalapeno pepper and spices. This recipe is perfect for game day entertaining.
- 2 lbs. ground beef or turkey
- 1 14 oz. can diced tomato
- 1 15 oz. can tomato puree
- 1 medium yellow onion; diced
- 1 medium jalapeno pepper; finely diced
- 2 15 oz. cans pinto beans
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 3 1/2 tbsp. chili powder
- 1 tbsp. ground cumin
- 1 tsp. paprika
- 1 salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
- 2 tsp. pre-minced garlic
- 1 12 oz. bottle of beer
Add the olive oil to a large skillet on Medium/High heat until hot.
Add the onion and season with salt and pepper.
Saute until the onion begins to become translucent and stir in the garlic; saute for around 1 minute.
Add the beef or turkey; salt and pepper to taste.
Break up the meat while cooking until browned.
Add the meat mixture to the bottom of a Slow Cooker.
Add diced tomatoes (drained), pureed tomatoes, pinto beans (drained), jalapeno pepper and beer; salt and pepper to taste.
Lightly stir ingredients.
Cook on high heat for 4-5 hours or low heat for 7-8 hours. Reduce heat and remove lid prior to serving to allow for it to thicken.