Slow Cooker Chili with Skillet Cornbread

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 16, 2013

slow cooker chili skillet cornbread

Slow cooker chili that takes less than 5 minutes to load, yes please. (Only because I had browned ground beef in the freezer.)

Homemade cornbread, baked in a cast iron skillet. Double yes please.

This has the makings of a perfect fall dinner. Warm, hearty and satisfying!

(Also, get more great cornbread recipes in Cindy’s That’s The Way The Cornbread Crumbles ebook.)

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Slow Cooker Chili with Skillet Cornbread

Cornbread adapted from this Skillet Cornbread

Yield – 8 servings of chili & cornbread

Preparation Time – 5 minutes for the chili, about 10 for the cornbread

Cooking Time – 8 hours for the slow cooker, 15-20 minutes*

*Note: I used a 12″ skillet, so it didn’t take as long to cook my cornbread.

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Hurst Slow Cooker Chili Beans and seasoning
  • 1 lb cooked ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Skillet Cornbread recipe
  • Side dish – fresh or frozen veggies

Directions

  • Add all the ingredients to 5 qt or larger slow cooker, along with 7 cups of water. Stir together. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours.
  • Prepare the skillet cornbread. Adjust cooking time if using a different sized skillet.
  • Prepare the veggie as needed.
  • Serve Slow Cooker Chili with side of cornbread and veggies.

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

paula September 16, 2013 at 9:19 pm

So the pepper is a jalapeno? or a bell pepper? Thanks. It is still in the upper 90′s here in Texas, can’t wait for cool weather so I can make chili and cornbread!!

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Susan October 25, 2013 at 8:36 pm

I cannot get the bag of Hurst Slow Cooker Chili beans and Seasoning in my area, is there something else I can use?

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SHARI January 9, 2014 at 12:34 pm

I can’t get the Hurst beans either! This looks so good!!!

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