Slow Cook 3-Bean Chili (Vegetarian and Gluten Free) Recipe

  • 8 cups water
  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry kidney beans
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (8 ounce) package dry lentils
  • 1 (8 ounce) package dry black beans
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  1. Stir water, kidney beans, corn, crushed tomatoes, lentils, black beans, tomato paste, sugar, chili powder, cumin, and paprika together in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on High for 6 hours.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onions and garlic in hot oil until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir into the chili.
  4. Continue cooking chili on Low until the beans are completely tender, 4 to 6 hours more.