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A bowl of this low-carb no-bean chili recipe topped with shredded cheese, sour cream, and parsley
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Keto Low Carb Beef Chili Recipe - Instant Pot and Crock Pot

An easy keto low carb beef chili made in the Instant Pot pressure cooker or slow cooker. This no bean chili is rich and full of delicious flavor the whole family will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili, keto, low carb, no bean chili
Servings: 10 cups
Calories: 337kcal


  • 1 to 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 ½ pounds ground beef very lean
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 4 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 14.5 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes diced
  • 1 14.5 ounce can tomatoes diced
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chilis



  • Set Instant Pot to saute. Once hot add olive oil, the chopped onion and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, until translucent Add the garlic and cook for a minute.
  • Add the ground beef. Cook for 7 -10 minutes breaking apart with a spatula, until browned. (drain on paper towels if too much grease is produced). Pour in beef broth deglaze by scraping up any bits on the bottom on the insert.
  • Add remaining ingredients, to the Instant Pot and stir. Press Cancel to stop the saute function. Place lid on and close to lock. Then set to Manual High Pressure for 30 minutes to start pressure cooking.
  • Let natural release and serve.


  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil and cook the chopped onion for 4 to 5 minutes, until translucent Add the garlic and cook for a minute.
  • Add the ground beef. Cook for 7 to 10 minutes, breaking apart with a spatula, until browned.
  • Transfer the ground beef mixture into a slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients, and stir until combined.
  • Cook for 6-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high. Serve.


For the Crock Pot - if you want a thinner chili you can add in a little more beef broth or water.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 858mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g