Pinnacle Slow-Cooker Chili

"I spent a long time searching for the best slow-cooker chili recipe. I tried dozens, but none of them were perfect. So I created my own--the Pinnacle Chili recipe!"

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

5-7 hours

Paired With

Main Protein



Ground beef 2 lbs, 2, 2, 2 medium, 3 cloves, 28 oz, 2/3 cup, 14 oz, 1/4 cup, 1 Tablespoon, 1/2 Tablespoon, 1 Tablespoon, to taste, to taste
Yellow onions
Bell Peppers
Sweet potatoes
Fire-roasted diced tomatoes
Black Box Malbec
Tomato sauce
Chili powder
Smoked Paprika
Salt and Pepper
Diced green chilis


Brown ground beef in a large skillet. Drain fat and place beef in slow cooker. Add diced onions, bell peppers (red, orange, or yellow), and peeled and diced sweet potatoes. Add minced garlic and stir to mix. Add canned tomatoes (drained), malbec, and tomato sauce. Add chili powder, cumin, coriander, and smoked paprika, and stir. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or high for 5 hours. Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve with diced green chilis on the side. Also great garnished with green onions, cheddar cheese, or sour cream.