I think the name here just speaks for itself.
It really does taste like a bacon cheeseburger. In chili form.
This chili will get rave reviews when you serve it for dinner, or set it out for your football watching party!
I wish I could offer you a spoon for you to reach through the screen for a bite.
Look for the special, no need to soak ahead of time Slow Cooker Bacon & Beans from HamBeens! Find them on the dry bean aisle.
And here’s the recipe!
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Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Chili
Yield – 8 servings
Preparation Time – 15 minutes
Cooking Time – 8 hours in slow cooker
1 lb. ground beef
1 small white onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 lb. bag HamBeens Slow Cooker Bacon & Beans (pictured above)
4 cups beef or chicken broth & 3 cups water
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
2 cups whole milk or heavy cream
Salt and pepper
4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
In a skillet, brown the ground beef with the onion and garlic. Drain.
To the slow cooker, add the ground beef, dry beans, and 4 cups broth with 3 cups of water. Set on low and cook for 8 hours.
Once done cooking, stir in 1 cup of cheese and 2 cups whole milk or heavy cream to the chili in the slow cooker.
Cook and crumble the bacon and serve as garnish with the other half of the shredded cheese.
Serve Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Chili with some veggies or side salad.
Erin’s Personal Recommendations for Chili, Soup & Stew Supplies:
6 qt. Cast Iron Dutch Oven
12 qt Large Nonstick Stockpot
6.5 qt. Programmable Touchscreen Slow Cooker
Stainless Steel Soup Ladle (dishwasher safe!)
4 piece Stoneware Soup Bowl Set
See all of our 31 Days of Chili, Soups & Stews Recipes here!
Other “31 Days of” Series to check out:
31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas
31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals
31 Days of Gluten Free Meals
31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes
31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes
31 Days of Breakfast Recipes
31 Days of Budget Friendly Paleo Recipes
31 Days of Grilling Recipes
31 Days of 31-Minute Dinners
Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Hurst Beans and their Hambeens 15 Bean Soup Mix. Recipe and opinions are my own.