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Slow Cooker Sausage and Poblano Chili

An easy slow cooker chili that is packed with flavor and a variety of textures.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow cooker
Servings: 6


  • 3/4 lb Italian sausage
  • 1/2 C yellow onion chopped
  • 2 poblano chiles seeds removed and chopped
  • 1/2 C yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 7 oz can whole kernel corn drained
  • 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed well
  • 15 oz can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 30 oz petite diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 C chicken stock


  • Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, minus sausage.
  • If using sausage links, remove casings. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium heat. Break apart meat into bite size pieces, cooking until lightly browned. Add to slow cooker.
  • Cook for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low. Serve warm with optional corn chips, sour cream or cheese.


An original recipe from Baked by Rachel