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Chocolate Chili

Recipe provided by Strive for Wellness®

Servings: 10 (Size: 1 cup)


1 pound lean ground beef (We used 80% lean beef/20% fat.)
15 ounce can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed
15 ounce can no-salt-added pinto beans, rinsed
2 (14.5 ounce) cans of no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
¾ cup no-salt-added beef broth
1½ cups yellow onions, chopped
1 cup tomato sauce
1 tablespoon chili powder
6 cloves of garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground coriander
2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 tablespoon honey


  1. Brown ground beef over medium-high heat in a large skillet and drain.
  2. Transfer meat to a slow cooker. Add black beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, broth, yellow onions, tomato sauce, chili powder, garlic, cumin, cinnamon and coriander. Stir until combined.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 6–8 hours, or on high heat setting for 3–4 hours. Stir in chocolate and honey, allowing the chocolate to melt, and serve.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 289, Total Fat: 11g (17%), Saturated Fat: 4g (20%), Cholesterol: 45mg (15%), Sodium: 166mg (7%), Total Carbohydrate: 28g (9%), Dietary Fiber: 7g (28%), Total Sugars: 5g, Protein: 21g, Calcium: (8%), Iron: (23%), Vitamin A: (16%), Vitamin C: (15%)

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
10 servings
Serving size 1 cup
Amount per serving
Calories 289
% Daily Value
Total Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 166mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 28g9%
Dietary Fiber 7g28%
Total Sugars 5g 
Protein 21g 
Vitamin A16%
Vitamin C15%
  • The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

(2019). Slow Cooker Chocolate Chili with Three Beans. Better Homes & Gardens. Retrieved from:

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