Kickin' Hot Chili

If you like your beef chili seriously hot, this recipe is for you. For an even bigger kick, use the whole teaspoon of cayenne pepper.

Recipe from Diabetic Living
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  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 15 ounce can dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green or red sweet pepper
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 2 6 ounce can no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chili peppers, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic (6 cloves)
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Green or red sweet pepper strips (optional)
In large skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven, cook ground beef and onion until meat is brown. Drain off fat.
In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine cooked ground beef mixture, beans, and chopped sweet pepper. Add the water, tomato paste, tomatoes, green chili peppers, garlic, mustard, chili powder, black pepper, cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Top each serving with pepper strips, if desired. Makes 8 servings.


  • For Easy Cleanup:

    Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 253, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 54, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 25, Monounsaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 7, sugar (g) 8, pro. (g) 22, sodium (mg) 320, Vegetables () 1.5, Starch () 0.5, Other Carb () 0.5, Lean Meat () 2.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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