Easy Slow Cooker Fiesta Chili Recipe for Parties

This Easy Slow Cooker Fiesta Chili Recipe is the perfect dish to warm you from the inside, out. Make it in a crock pot for easy entertaining on game day or movie night. Top it with some of your favorite southwestern style ingredients like avocado, cilantro, and corn chips. Or add it to a chili bar for easy entertaining at home.

Serving chili to crowd is one of the best ways to show hospitality in the cooler months during fall and winter. This recipe is made with ground beef, and canned ingredients that save on prep time. Use lean meat to save on calories and fat, and rinse canned beans and corn to reduce sodium. 

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This Easy Slow Cooker Fiesta Chili Recipe is perfect for stylish entertaining on game day, or for a casual winter party.

What’s one of the best things about fall and winter entertaining? It’s the food of course! I have the perfect chili recipe to serve during game day parties, Netflix marathons, or a simple gathering with friends or family.

My fiesta chili recipe with corn and black beans is easy to make and gets rave reviews from the fellas. It can be thrown into the slow cooker all day so it’s ready when you are! It has a hint of Southwest flavor. Therefore, toppings are a must!

I love to add shredded cheddar, sour cream, cilantro, and avocado. Top with Fritos corn chips for some crunch and it’s a fiesta in your mouth. Why not wash it down with a sparkling peach margarita?

Add this fiesta chili to a soup bar party too!

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Although this recipe has typical Southwestern ingredients, it’s not spicy. If you want to add some heat just add a diced jalapeno to the slow cooker along with the other ingredients. Or you can simply add sliced or pickled jalapeno to your individual bowl along with the other toppings.

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Easy Slow Cooker Fiesta Chili Recipe for Entertaining

Yield: About 8 servings

This fiesta chili recipe goes together fast and cooks in the slow cooker. Top this southwestern chili with fresh toppings for easy entertaining.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can yellow corn, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel Mexican Festival tomatoes
  • 1 (15-ounce) can Diced Fire Roasted tomatoes
  • 1 packet dry Ranch dressing
  • 1 packet dry Taco seasoning
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 or 2 green peppers, chopped

Instructions

Brown ground beef in a skillet on the stove, and drain if needed.

Add all ingredients to crock pot along with 1½ cans of water. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours, or low for 6-8 hours.

Notes

Serve with sour cream, shredded cheddar, avocado, cilantro, jalapenos, and corn chips if desired.


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4 Comments

  1. Sounds yummy! I make a similar recipe with chicken and it’s SO good. Great for those fall days when it’s getting cooler 🙂

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