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This delicious low carb chili is made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot and is loaded with flavor – but no beans! Gluten free recipe.

Low Carb Chili - a slow cooker or Instant Pot recipe that is full of flavor (and no beans!)

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We've had so much snow recently that it just calls for wonderful comfort food like lasagna, moussaka, and chili. Regular chili recipes always contain beans, but even if you omit them the carb count can still be high – often because of the natural carbs in tomatoes, and sometimes because sugar is also added. Actually, it can also be because those sneaky carbs in onions do start to add up – but I have an easy fix for that – onion powder!

This recipe can be made in a regular crockpot or by using the slow cooker function on an Instant Pot.

How to Make Low Carb Chili

Add the pork, beef, and garlic to a large sauté pan (or Instant Pot bowl) and cook over a medium heat until the meat has browned (Use the Sauté function if using an IP).

Drain the meat and transfer it to a slow cooker. Add a chopped red bell pepper, Worcestershire Sauce, ground cumin, onion powder, paprika, canned tomato sauce (like passata, not ketchup) and cayenne. The level of heat is only determined by the cayenne, so add a small amount, stir well, and add more if needed.

Low Carb Chili - a slow cooker or Instant Pot recipe that is full of flavor (and no beans!)

Cook on low heat for 6 hours or high heat for 3 hours. Use the slow cooker setting if working with an Instant Pot, making sure the steam can vent.

Low Carb Chili - a slow cooker or Instant Pot recipe that is full of flavor (and no beans!)

Like most meals made in a slow cooker it will make your whole house smell amazing!

To serve this low carb chili, simply add sour cream, shredded cheese, and/or sliced green onions.

Low Carb Chili - a slow cooker or Instant Pot recipe that is full of flavor (and no beans!)

Alongside the chili you could also provide lettuce wraps, cauliflower rice, or zero carb Miracle Rice.

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Low Carb Chili - a slow cooker or Instant Pot recipe that is full of flavor (and no beans!)

Low Carb Chili

Low Carb Chili

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

This delicious low carb chili is made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot and is loaded with flavor - but no beans! Gluten free recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tbs Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 15 oz canned tomato sauce
  • cayenne / chilli powder, to taste

Instructions

  1. Add the pork, beef, and garlic to a large sauté pan (or use the Sauté function on an Instant Pot), and cook over a medium heat until the meat has browned.
  2. Drain and transfer the meat to a slow cooker (or back to the Instant Pot bowl). Add the remaining ingredients and stir well.
  3. Cook on low heat for 6 hours or high heat for 3 hours. Use slow cooker setting if using an Instant Pot, with steam venting.
  4. Serve with sour cream, shredded cheese, and or sliced green onions.

Notes

7g net carbs per serving (not including toppings)

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 633Total Fat 47gSaturated Fat 17gCholesterol 162mgSodium 741mgCarbohydrates 10gNet Carbohydrates 7gFiber 3gSugar 6gProtein 40g

You might also like to check out my Low Carb Turkey Chili recipe!

 

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Adriana

Saturday 19th of October 2019

This sounds amazing! What is the serving size?

Georgina

Monday 21st of October 2019

It serves four people, so the serving is a quarter of the recipe. I forgot to take a volume measurement, sorry - but I'll take one next time I make this and add it here.

STACEY

Monday 2nd of January 2017

I love slow cooked chili recipes, and will enjoy trying a new one for the new year :) I've never tried adding ground pork in chili before. Great idea.

Maya | Wholesome Yum

Friday 30th of December 2016

I always love a good chili recipe! I like that you mixed both ground pork and ground beef in yours!

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