how to slow cook chili in instant pot

how to slow cook chili in instant pot

How to Slow Cook Chili in Instant Pot

Slow cooking chili is an easy way to enjoy this hearty dish. An Instant Pot is a great cooking tool, perfect for making chili for a delicious dinner. Here are the steps you should take to slow cook chili in your Instant Pot:


  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1 onion, diced
  3. 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  4. 2 pounds ground beef
  5. 1 teaspoon of sugar
  6. 2 tablespoons of chili powder
  7. 1 teaspoon of cumin
  8. 1 (14-ounce) can of diced tomatoes, undrained
  9. 1 (14-ounce) can of beef broth
  10. 1 (4-ounce) can of diced green chilies, undrained
  11. 1 (15-ounce) can of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  12. Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. First, set your Instant Pot to the Saute setting. When the pot is hot, add in the olive oil. When the oil is hot, add in the onions and garlic and cook until softened, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add in the ground beef and season with salt, pepper, sugar, chili powder, and cumin. Cook the beef until it’s browned, about 5-6 minutes, breaking it up as you go.
  3. Add in the diced tomatoes, beef broth, green chilies, and red kidney beans. Stir to combine and season with more salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Secure the lid on the Instant Pot and set it to the “Slow Cooker” setting. Set the timer for 8 hours.
  5. Allow the chili to slow cook for 8 hours. When finished, let the chili sit for 5-10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Slow cooked chili is a great way to prepare a delicious dish that is both hearty and flavorful. With these easy steps you can be enjoying chili made in the Instant Pot in no time!