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Slow Cooker 3 Bean Chili

A simple, flavorful 3 Bean Chili that's sure to win you over! Comfort food at its finest! Perfect for weeknight dinners or meal-prep.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Beans, Chili
Prep Time 20 minutes
Slow Cooker 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 can black beans drained
  • 1 can pinto beans drained
  • 1 can red kidney beans drained
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes (entire can)
  • 1 cup vegetable broth more or less to taste depending on how soupy you'd prefer it to to be
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapenos
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 medium red onion diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 cup canned corn drained


  • Add all ingredients to your slow cooker and set on high for 4 hours. 
  • Stir intermittently. 
  • Serve with rice or enjoy alone and garnish with diced red onions and avocado (optional). Enjoy!


This recipe can also be made in an instant pressure cooker. Simply sauté the minced garlic, onions and peppers using the sauté setting until fragrant. Next, add in the remaining ingredients and stir. Change setting to bean or chili setting and let cook until finished.