Gluten Free Chili in a Slow Cooker

Chili and winter go hand in hand. Today, I brought my slow cooker out of storage and welcomed in the snowy weather with a delicious batch of homemade chili. gluten free chili

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Slow Cooker Time: 2 hours on high or 4 hours on low

8 - 10 servings 


  • 1 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 jar Newman’s Own Tomato Basil sauce
  • 1 cup red wine (merlot or cabernet sauvignon works best)
  • 2 cans kidney beans
  • 1 can garbanzo beans
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1 large head of garlic
  • Shredded Cheese (optional)


  1. Brown ground beef in a skillet, drain grease.
  2. Add ground beef, kidney beans, garbanzo beans and diced tomatoes to crockpot. Add a layer of tomato sauce and red wine.  Cut up all vegetables add to crockpot. Top with remaining tomato sauce and red wine.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Stir occasionally.
  5. Cook on high for 2 hours or until vegetables are softened.
  6. Top with shredded cheese when serving.

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