Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Lynn Miller
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
7 Hours
Serves 10

How to Make It

Step 1

Warm oil in a large skillet over high heat. Season beef with salt and pepper. Sauté meat until no pink remains, 3 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker.

Step 2

Add sausage to skillet; sauté until browned, 3 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker. Add onion, garlic and jalapeños to skillet; sauté for 2 minutes. Add chili powder, cumin and oregano; sauté for 1 minute. Transfer to slow cooker. Pour beer into skillet; bring to a boil, stirring. Pour into slow cooker.

Step 3

Stir tomatoes and both kinds of beans into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours. Serve hot, with toppings such as scallions, sour cream and shredded Cheddar.

Ratings & Reviews


November 29, 2016
A chili recipe that has all we want. Beef chunks-Italian sausage-black beans. The prep time posted seems a little sparse but maybe it just takes me longer than most to cut all that meat and I browned it more to develop the flavor. We love it.

PrairieGhost's Review

January 07, 2014