Susie Q's Slow Cooker Chili With Pinquito Beans

Susie Q's Slow Cooker Chili With Pinquito Beans

If you’re looking for a delicious, uncomplicated chili recipe, your search is over! With just a few ingredients poured into your slow cooker and the push of a button, dinner is taken care of. This hearty chili is the perfect meal to come home to after a long day. Simply garnish with your favorite toppings and enjoy!


  • 1 (19 oz.) package Susie Q's Pinquito Beans with Seasoning
  • 1 lb. ground beef or turkey, browned
  • 1 (7 oz.) can diced green chiles
  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 qt. water
  • diced onion, for topping
  • shredded cheddar cheese, for topping


  1. In a 5 qt. or larger slow cooker, combine beans with enough water to cover them by at least 4.5". Cook on low setting overnight. 
  2. Pour the beans into a colander; rinse and drain them well under hot water.
  3. Immediately return the beans to a slow cooker. Add the browned ground beef, green chiles, crushed tomatoes, and 1 qt. of water. 
  4. Cook on low for 8-10 hours. 
  5. Top with chopped onions and shredded cheddar cheese. 

Serves 10-12

Chili recipe courtesy of Marlene Giedd-Clark from Washington