• Cooking Time: 6 hrs
  • Servings: 8 (1 1/4-cup)
  • Preparation Time: 15


This hot and spicy chili recipe is topped with an avocado salsa as a cooling touch.


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 large (1 cup) onion, chopped
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans diced tomatoes with zesty mild green chiles
  • 1 (28-ounce) can fire roasted crushed tomatoes or crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chipotle salsa or sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Avocado Salsa Ingredients:
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted, diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Toppings Ingredients:
  • LAND O LAKES® Sour Cream, if desired
  • LAND O LAKES® Cheddar Cheese, if desired
  • Chopped green onions, if desired
  • Tortilla chips, if desired


  • Place ground beef and onions in 10-inch skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is browned (7 to 10 minutes). Drain off liquid. Place in slow cooker.
  • Add all remaining chili ingredients. Cover; cook on Low heat setting for 6 to 8 hours, or on High heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Just before serving, combine all salsa ingredients except sour cream in small bowl.
  • To serve, spoon chili into individual serving bowls; top with avocado salsa. Serve with toppings as desired.
  • Recipe Tip
  • This chili is even better the next day! The avocado salsa is best prepared just before serving.
  • Recipe Tip:
  • Chipotle peppers are large, dried, smoked jalapeño peppers. They are sweet in flavor with tobacco and chocolate tones, a Brazil nut finish and a subtle, deep, rounded heat.

Categories: Chili  Main Dish 
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