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Super Bowl Sunday Snack Attack: Crock Pot Chili Con Carne

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Is your game day spread looking a little…lackluster? Fear not, fellow football fanatic! This Crock Pot Chili Con Carne recipe is here to save the day (and your taste buds). It’s hearty, flavorful, and easy to make, leaving you free to focus on the important things: cheering on your team, strategizing your fantasy lineup, and enjoying the company of your fellow football fans.

Why This Chili Con Carne is the MVP of Your Super Bowl Spread:

  • Crock Pot Magic: Let your slow cooker do the heavy lifting while you relax and socialize. No need to hover over the stove!
  • Flavor Explosion: This chili is packed with warming spices, juicy ground beef, and hearty beans. It’s guaranteed to satisfy even the most discerning football fan.
  • Appetizer Perfection: Serve it up in small bowls with an array of toppings like shredded cheese, sour cream, diced avocado, and chopped cilantro. Your guests will be raving about it all game long.
  • Scalable Goodness: Easily adjust the recipe to feed a crowd or a small group. Just adjust the ingredient quantities accordingly.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
  • 1 (12-ounce) can beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Optional Toppings:

  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Diced avocado
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Sliced jalapenos
  • Lime wedges


1. Brown the Beef:

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Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, breaking it up with a spoon as it cooks. Drain off any excess fat.

2. Sauté the Veggies:

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Add the onion, garlic, and green pepper to the pan and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

3. Combine in the Crock Pot:

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Transfer the browned beef and vegetables to your slow cooker. Stir in the diced tomatoes, kidney beans, black beans, diced tomatoes with green chiles, beef broth, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, and cayenne pepper (if using). Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Slow Cook to Perfection:

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Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until the chili is thick and bubbly.

5. Get Ready to Party!

Serve the chili hot with your favorite toppings. Enjoy the game and the compliments on your amazing chili!


  • For a spicier chili, add an extra 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper or a few dashes of your favorite hot sauce.
  • If you don’t have a slow cooker, you can make this chili on the stovetop. Simply simmer it over low heat for about 1-2 hours, or until the chili is thickened and the flavors have melded.
  • This chili is even better the next day! Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

With this Crock Pot Chili Con Carne recipe, your Super Bowl Sunday is guaranteed to be a touchdown! So grab your ingredients, fire up your slow cooker, and get ready to enjoy the game (and the delicious food!).

Ann Shrott

I am a freelance writer with a deep passion for the latest trendy titles to produce content. What I'm striving for is to write about something well researched and make blogs sparkle. Keep on reading!

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