This list of amazing slow cooker chili recipes includes plenty of flavors that are sure to satisfy like beef chili, turkey chili and three bean chili.

These chili recipes are easy to make and perfect to warm you up on a cold day!

A group of fantastic slow cooker chili recipes like pumpkin chili, buffalo chicken chili and paleo chili.

Whenever the days get colder, cozy up with a great movie or book, and a fantastic bowl of slow cooker chili. I love cooking chili in a crockpot. All the seasoning and spices build on each other to make something special. My favorite moment is when you open the lid and that rush of steam and chili goodness wafts out. 

There are literally thousands of ways to simmer up classic and modern chilis.  I’ve got a selection of slow cooker chili recipes that are tried and true. These savory recipes include everything from the traditional turkey chili to the more unique lentil taco chili.

I have beef recipes that are perfect for a classic chili. Many of these recipes call for ground beef, but there are some that even use steak for a heartier meal. 

When I want my chili on the lighter side, I love using chicken in my chili recipes. You’ve got to try buffalo chicken chili and cream cheese crack chicken chili. I also have a fantastic turkey chili that has all the flavor of traditional chili. It has to be tasted to be believed. 

Sometimes you just don’t feel like meat or are looking for a plant based dinner option. Enjoy some delicious vegetarian chili recipes that feature lentils, sweet potatoes, butternut squash and other wholesome ingredients that are big on nutrition and flavor!

Whichever way you like your chili, it’s a tasty meal for those cool evenings and your house will smell amazing!

20 Amazing Slow Cooker Chili Recipes

A collection of slow cooker chili recipes with favorites like turkey chili, lentil chili and pumpkin chili.
Vegan Lentil Chili Recipe
This BBQ lentil chili recipe is gluten-free, vegan and full of protein and fiber! Make it in your crockpot for a hearty, healthy meal.
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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili
Try this buffalo chicken chili that is made in the slow cooker and packed with so much flavor it’s unbelievable!
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Butternut Squash Chickpea Chili
This butternut squash chickpea chili can be made in the slow cooker in just 4 hours and loaded with veggies and protein for a healthy meal!
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Crock Pot Bean Chili
This crock pot bean chili is so flavorful, filling and easy to make! It has three kinds of beans, no meat and is gluten free!
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Slow Cooker Chili With Sausage
This is a classic chili recipe with a twist adding ground and smoked sausage for more flavor! This easy slow cooker chili with sausage is full of onions, peppers, beans and tomatoes – such a hearty chili.
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Crockpot Quinoa Chili
Simple (dump it all in and forget about it) crockpot quinoa chili. No veggie chopping or pre-cooking of anything required. Open cans and throw it all in!
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Pumpkin Chili
This healthy and easy turkey pumpkin chili recipe can be prepared in a slow cooker or on the stovetop.
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Slow Cooker Turkey Chili
This slow cooker turkey chili is a blend of ground turkey, beans and spices, all simmered together in a crockpot to make a hearty meal. The perfect easy dinner option that's great for feeding a crowd!
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Slow Cooker Tailgate Chili
Slow cooker tailgate chili is the perfect chili for feeding a crowd or watching the game! Simple, full of flavor and easy to make and take!
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Crockpot Chili with Bacon
Crockpot chili with bacon is a tasty spin on a classic chili recipe. Once you add crumbled bacon to your chili, you may never go back!
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Crockpot Chili with Bacon
A group of simmered meat and bean dishes including hot dog chili, beefy black bean chili and hatch pepper chili.
Slow Cooked Hatch Pepper Chili
This lush chili is perfect for the summer months when fresh hatch chiles from New Mexico are available!
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Spicy Slow Cooker Chickpea Chili
This spicy slow cooker chickpea chili has sweet potatoes and smoky chipotle flavor. No sauteeing means easy prep!
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Slow Cooker Chili
This slow cooker chili is a blend of beef, beans, tomatoes and spices, all simmered together in the crockpot for a rich and hearty dish. Crockpot chili is perfect for parties and any occasion where you need to feed a crowd!
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A bowl of slow cooker chili topped with shredded cheese, sour cream and green onions.
Slow Cooker Coney Island Style Hot Dog Chili
You haven’t lived until you’ve savored a classic all beef frankfurter topped with this meaty Coney Island style hot dog chili. Get your hot dog chili fix without ever leaving home.
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Slow Cooker Lentil Taco Chili
Weeknight dinners are a breeze with this delicious vegetarian slow cooker lentil taco chili simmering away in the crock-pot!
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Slow Cooker Steak Chili
This hearty slow cooker steak chili is loaded with two kinds of beans, smoky spices, and ultra tender sirloin steak. It’s perfect for game day!
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Crockpot Paleo Chili
This hearty, protein-packed, slow cooker paleo chili is about to become your new comfort food crush.
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Slow Cooker Three Bean Chili
This slow cooker three bean chili is a hearty, make ahead vegetarian chili that’s delicious any time of year. Skip the garnishes for a tasty vegan dish!
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Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Crack Chicken Chili
This slow cooker cream cheese crack chicken chili features chicken, corn, black beans, Rotel, spices, bacon & cheddar for a creamy chili that you won't forget.
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Crock Pot Beefy Black Bean Chili
Let your slow cooker do the work in this hearty and flavorful chili prepared with ground beef, black beans, bell pepper, onions and seasonings.
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These recipes are great ways to warm you up on cold nights. Enjoy some fantastic slow cooker recipes that will comfort and delight friends and family. 

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