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bowl of chili on a red plate with a sprig of fresh herbs

Slow Cooker Lean Beef Black Bean Chili

A delicious gluten-free black bean chili recipe made with lean ground beef
Course Main Course
Cuisine Beef
Keyword beef, chili, gluten free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 214kcal
Author Amee


  • 1 lb lean ground beef 93% or less, cooked and drained of excess fat
  • 2 15 oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 10.75 oz can tomato puree
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 12 oz packages frozen 3 pepper and onion blend (green, yellow, red and onion)
  • 1 tbsp Mexican seasoning I used the Goya all-purpose Adobo seasoning
  • 1 tbsp green Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • chopped fresh cilantro to taste


  • Brown ground beef in a large skillet and drain off excess fat
  • Place beef in the bottom of a slow cooker
  • Add remaining ingredients, except cilantro, and cook on low for 6 hours
  • Garnish with cilantro and any other toppings you'd like.


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 620mg | Potassium: 940mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2470IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 5mg