This easy crockpot chili recipe is the perfect midweek dinner or perfect for tailgating. Plus, learn how to turn your leftovers into Frito Pie on day two!

Easy Crockpot Chili

This easy crockpot chili recipe is the best chili for a weeknight dinner or tailgating. It's easy to make, loaded with flavor, and tastes delicious. And you won't want to miss turning your leftover chili into Frito Pie on day two! 

Course Dinner, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chili, crockpot, ground beef, slow cooker, soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 170 kcal



  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, sauté onions in olive oil until translucent.

  2. Add ground beef to onions, then sprinkle chili seasoning over mix. Continue to cook until ground beef is no longer pink and place in slow cooker.

  3. Add all other ingredients to the slow cooker and stir.

  4. Cook on high for 4-6 hours or on low for 6-8 hours. 

  5. To make Frito Pie: Lay Frito chips in layer on bottom of a bowl, spoon chili over the Fritos, sprinkle with cheese, sour cream, and jalapeños to taste.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Crockpot Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 78mg3%
Potassium 489mg14%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1660IU33%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.