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Crockpot Chili

This super easy crockpot chili combines ground bison, beans, and butternut squash for a simple warming bowl.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Author Kath Younger


  • 1 pound ground bison or beef
  • 1 can pinto beans drained
  • 1 can red kidney beans drained
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes with juices
  • 1 can rotel or tomatoes with jalapenos with juices
  • 4 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium butternut squash peeled and cubed
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt or more to taste


  • Brown meat in a pan over medium high.
  • Place squash and veggies into crockpot followed by beans and meat.
  • Add spices and stir.
  • Cook on 6 hours on low and serve with toppings like avocado and sour cream.