Slow cooker 5 bean chilli | Recipe (Slimming World friendly)

Slow cooker 5 bean chilli recipe. In slow cooker

I love my slow cooker, and especially at this time of year it comes out a lot. One of my favourite one pot meals to cook in there is a chilli. It’s usually a beef chilli but I decided to do a veggie one this time using the beans I received in my September Degustabox. I added a variety of tinned beans to make a 5 bean chilli – it’s totally syn free on Slimming World too, and makes a great EESP meal 🙂

This one is fairly hot but you could use mild chilli powder instead, or halve the amount of hot chilli powder. I love spicy food so I don’t mind the heat factor! You don’t have to use the same beans I’ve used either; whatever is available will be fine.

Ingredients (serves 4-6)

  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves (or 2tsp Lazy Garlic)
  • 400g tin haricot beans, drained
  • 400g tin canellini beans, drained
  • 400g tin red kidney beans, drained
  • 400g tin pinto beans, drained
  • 150g tin Cirio borlotti beans, drained
  • 500g passata
  • 2tbsp hot chilli powder


  • Add the onion and garlic to the slow cooker, then add the drained beans, mixing well.
  • Add the passata and chilli powder, and give it a good stir to mix in the chilli powder.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours, until the onion and peppers are soft.
  • Enjoy with rice or vegetables!
Slow cooker 5 bean chilli recipe. Served with carrot noodles.
Served with carrot noodles

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