Slow Cooker Soup & Chili

The first recipes that come to mind when you think of slow cooker meals are slow cooker soup and chili recipes. Few things are as comforting as a pot of soup or chili simmering in the slow cooker, leaving you time to relax and enjoy family time. Here are more ways to put your slow cooker to use to make these two mealtime staples with this delicious collection of slow cooker soup, chili, and stew recipes. Our hearty slow cooker soups and stews include recipe ideas for silky squash soups, broth-based chicken soups, and chunky vegetable and meat stews. We also have slow cooker conversions, an essential guide for you to convert your favorite stove-top soups and stews into slow cooker-appropriate versions. You might think that slow cookers involve too much prep time in your already busy morning, but we have an abundance of tips to help you trim essential minutes from your slow cooker dinnertime prep.

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Three-Bean White Chili

Mix up this one-pot dinner recipe by topping with sliced avocado, radishes, crumbled Cotija cheese, roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas), and hot sauce.
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Mole-Style Beef Soup

Pronounced mo-Lay, this complex Mexican sauce is deep reddish brown with peppery flavor balanced with spicy cinnamon and undertones of cocoa. The rich, thick sauce complement this soup perfectly.
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Fast or Slow White Chicken Chili

A creamy take on chili with chunks of tender chicken and white beans is the perfect way to warm up a cold night. Try our slow cooker or pressure cooker versions to fit your time schedule.
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Slow Cooker Jalapeño Popper Chili

Make a meal version out of your favorite spicy appetizer with this jalapeno popper chili recipe featuring ground turkey, bacon, and beans. You can also use your pressure cooker to gets the job done in about 30 minutes.
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Slow Cooker Cheesy Chili Mac

Short on time? You can also make this easy chili mac recipe in your Instant Pot! To avoid any chance of cheese burning during cooking, our Test Kitchen recommends saving one cup of the cheese to top-off your chili when it's ready to eat.
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Texas Chuck Roast Chili

Masa Harina corn flour gets stirred into this hearty chili as a thickener (it also makes it super glossy). Look for this traditional ingredient with Mexican foods in your local supermarket.
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More Slow Cooker Soup & Chili

Copycat Turkey Chili

This chili recipe is inspired by the Panera turkey chili you know and love. The ingredient list looks long, but many of those items are canned things you just open and dump or spices to measure and add. The truly delicious turkey chili recipe is ready to serve in under an hour.
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Fresh Corn and Chicken Chowder

Fresh sweet corn and green bell pepper lend a taste of summer to this 30-minute chicken chowder recipe.
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Pulled Pork Skillet Chili

This cast-iron classic features pork chili and hearty cornbread dumplings