Southwest Chili

"This recipe came from my father, but was then tweaked by me to have a more Southwest flair to it."

Prep Time


Cook Time

6-8 hours

Paired With

Main Protein



hamburger 1 lb, to taste, 2 cans, 1 can, 1 cup, 1 cup, 2 Tbsp, 1 Tsp, 1 Tsp, 1 Tsp, 1 dash, Optional
Salt and Pepper
kidney beans
diced tomatos
mild salsa
tomato juice
chili powder
ground cumin
dried parsley
dried basil
Worcestershire sauce
jalapeños, shredded Mexican cheese, and sour cream


Step 1

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook ground beef until evenly browned. Drain off grease, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 2
In a slow cooker, combine the cooked beef, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, salsa, and tomato juice. Season with chili powder, cumin, parsley, basil and Worcestershire sauce. Stir to distribute ingredients evenly.

Step 3
Cook on High for 6 hours, or on Low for 8 hours.
Step 4
Garnish with jalapeños, shredded Mexican cheese, and sour cream as needed.