Simply Satisfying Keto Chili


Dive into the world of comfort food with a keto twist in our Simply Satisfying Keto Chili. This recipe transforms the traditional chili experience into a low-carb delight without compromising on the rich, deep flavors you love. Featuring ground beef, a blend of spices, and a hearty tomato base, this chili is not just easy to prepare but also aligns seamlessly with your keto and gluten-free dietary needs. Perfect for busy days, this chili promises a comforting meal that's both nourishing and delicious.

Simply Satisfying Keto Chili

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time (Slow Cooker): 4-6 hours on low
  • Cooking Time (Instant Pot): 25 minutes on high pressure
  • Total Time: Varies based on cooking method

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: Approximately 1 cup

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 330 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g (Net Carbs: 6g)
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat: 24g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 480mg


  • Ground beef - 500g (1.1 pounds)
  • Onion, chopped - 100g (3.5 ounces)
  • Garlic, minced - 2 cloves
  • Tomato sauce - 240ml (1 cup)
  • Diced tomatoes, canned - 400g (14 ounces)
  • Beef broth - 480ml (2 cups)
  • Chili powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Ground cumin - 1 teaspoon
  • Paprika - 1 teaspoon
  • Dried oregano - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Brown Beef: In the Instant Pot or a skillet, cook ground beef with onion and garlic until browned.
  2. Add Spices: Stir in chili powder, cumin, paprika, and oregano.
  3. Combine Ingredients: Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and beef broth.
  4. For Slow Cooker: Transfer to a slow cooker and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  5. For Instant Pot: Seal and cook on high pressure for 25 minutes. Quick-release pressure.
  6. Season: Adjust salt to taste.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Brown Well: Ensure the beef is well-browned for maximum flavor.
  • Spice Adjustments: Feel free to tweak the spices to suit your taste.
  • Toppings: Garnish with cheese, sour cream, green onions, or jalapeños for extra zing.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use a different type of meat?

Yes, turkey or chicken can be used as healthier alternatives.

How can I make this chili spicier?

Add cayenne pepper or more chili powder for extra heat.

Is this chili suitable for freezing?

Absolutely! This chili freezes well and can be stored for up to 3 months.

There you have it, our Simply Satisfying Keto Chili – a dish that proves comfort food and healthy eating can go hand in hand. It's a warm hug in a bowl, perfect for those days when you need a little extra coziness. Serve it with your favorite keto-friendly toppings and relish in the flavors of this classic, reinvented for your keto journey.