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Slow Cooker Black Bean Chili
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4.43 from 7 votes

Slow Cooker Black Bean Lentil Chili

Black beans and lentils make for an easy, yet tasty fall or winter menu addition
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Stephanie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried green lentils rinsed
  • 1 box 13.4 ounce black beans rinsed**
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 tomato diced about 1 cup***
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. cumin
  • dash of cayenne pepper*
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  • Put all of the above ingredients in slow cooker and cook on high heat 5-6 hours
  • Taste for salt & pepper
  • Serve with any of your favorite toppings

Notes

*You can add additional cayenne pepper depending on your heat level.
**Or 13-15 ounce can of black beans rinsed. 
***You could use diced tomatoes from a can or box.

Nutrition

Calories: 116kcal