Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne

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Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne is a classic slow cooker recipe that everyone must try. It's easy to make and a great way to make a chilli taste great!

Serves 4
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time about 6 hours on medium


  • 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp of cumin
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 500g of minced beef
  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 tsp Brown Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 Can of Red Kidney Beans, drained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs of thyme, leaves picked and roughly chopped
  • Handful of chives, chopped
  • 200ml soured cream


  1. Fry the onions, garlic and green pepper in a pan until soft, then add the minced beef and fry until lightly browned.
  2. Blend together the chilli powder, flour, brown sugar, cumin, oregano, paprika and tomato puree to make a paste. Stir the paste, canned and fresh tomatoes, thyme and seasoning into the pan. Add the bay leaf too.
  3. Put all of the ingredients into the slow cooker and cook for 3 - 7 hours dependant on heat setting. One hour before serving add the kidney beans.
  4. Check the seasoning, add a touch more salt & pepper if required.
  5. Just before serving, mix the chopped chives into the soured cream to serve with the chilli.

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