Three beans are better than one in this slow cooker chili recipe. Each type adds a distinctive flavor and texture.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine black beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, onion, red and green sweet peppers, chili powder, garlic, chipotle chile pepper, cumin, and salt. Add tomatoes and broth.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Stir in cilantro. If desired, serve bean mixture with rice. Makes 8 (1 1/4-cup) servings.


Tip: For Easy Cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; protein 12.4g 25% DV; carbohydrates 38.3g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 11.7g 47% DV; sugars 6.9g; fat 1.6g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 2061.3IU 41% DV; vitamin c 56.5mg 94% DV; folate 16.1mcg 4% DV; calcium 97.5mg 10% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; magnesium 14.8mg 5% DV; potassium 503mg 14% DV; sodium 659mg 26% DV.