Easy Keto Chili (Low Carb)

Easy Keto Chili
 

It’s a recipe for easy keto chili, it’s a bold chili that is full of Tex Mex flavor and simple to make.

Keto chili is what our family loves when it comes to comfort food. There is just something about a pot of chili being cooked that always brings everyone into my kitchen. Any meal that uses Southwestern spices has the potential to win my family over and this low carb chili is no different.

Since it’s a popular dish in our home I thought it was time I shared my easy low carb chili recipe with you all. So if you’ve been wanting a chili recipe that is keto-friendly, you’ve come to the right place. 

Why? Well because it’s not only delicious but simple to customize. It’s actually a recipe I shared long before I ever became a low carb keto food blogger with family and friends. 

If you’re a fan of the flavors of that abounds in Texas and Mexico, then make sure you also visit my Easy Keto Tex Mex Recipes .

Easy Keto Chili Recipe

Easy Keto Chili

I am fully aware that there must be thousands of variations of chili. And I have no doubt that many of those are pretty grand. But are they all easy to execute? And are they a low carb chili recipe?

In my book, a recipe for keto chili not only needs to rival that of a high carb chili but it also needs to be made easily.

This is why my chili needs only for you to know how to brown some ground beef and onions, open a can of tomatoes and measure out ground spices. If you have those cooking skills you can make my keto chili.

In fact, this is a recipe that I would teach anyone who wanted to learn how to cook. It’s that simple to master. Plus, a chili recipe makes a great economical meal.

Easy Low Carb Keto Chili

I do believe that my easy keto chili is popular because I don’t t skimp on flavor. I use a fair amount of spices in my recipe because we like our chili to bold and chunky. 

This low carb chili isn’t necessarily spicy hot but it is full of delicious Tex Mex flavors. If you like a milder tasting chili you, of course, reduce the number of spices to suit your preference.

Quick Keto Chili

easy Keto Chili
Easy Keto Chili

My easy keto chili was often served often when our Fittoserve community group met at our home. It was a crowd pleaser and it was an economical way to feed the group.

I really miss those early days. I think the Fittoserve Group community probably misses them too. Back then I would cook a meal for the group and served my recipes before each keto class. It was my way of demonstrating how delicious this lifestyle could be.

In fact, it was those meals that I served before class that birthed this keto blog. That lovely group kept asking for my recipes and lifestyle tips. They wanted a way to access them easily.

I will always cherish the memory of having my living and dining room packed with eager ladies who wanted to learn more about the Jesus and Ketone lifestyle that had transformed Randy and my health

Keto Chili Without Beans (No Beans Chili)

My original family chili recipe called for kidney beans and although I still add them on occasion, adding beans will raise the carb-load too high to make it to our keto blog.

Is there such a thing as a recipe for low carb chili with beans? Not in my book. You just can’t ignore all the carbs that beans add to chili.

On average you are talking about 110g of carbohydrates per 1/2 cup of beans. If you take into account that one can of beans serves three people, that’s way too many carbs if your goal is to lose weight.

Adding beans to your keto chili defeats the purpose because it’s a sure way to be kicked out of ketosis.

So, the beans have been left out of my easy keto chili otherwise it would not be considered a low carb chili.

Sorry about this but I assure you, you won’t even miss the beans in my chili recipe.

If you decide to add beans to my keto chili feel free to do but do know that it’s no longer a low carb chili recipe.

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My keto chili can be made on the stove top or in a slow cooker easily. I’ve made it both ways countless times and it’s always a winner.

Allowing the chili to cook on low for several hours will produce a low carb chili that is packed with flavor. So if you’re a fan of slow-cookers, feel free to toss all the ingredients and let this low carb keto chili simmer on low for hours.

A great accompaniment to my low carb keto chili is my keto cornbread. If you haven’t tried my “corn” bread, do yourself a favor and do so. There is no cornmeal or corn in my recipe so it’s a great alternative.

I sure hope you will give this recipe a try to when you do please make sure you remember to tag us on Instagram and Facebook with your pictures it’s what keeps this girl encouraged to keep sharing and perfecting her recipes.

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Randy and I came to the keto diet looking at it from a Christian perspective, it’s the filter we choose to see from. When we decided to combine our Christian faith and the keto diet, we did so in hopes of finding lasting transformation.

Randy had been a diabetic for over 15 years and he was dealing with the consequences of this disease. I was a survivor of the Guillan Barre Syndrome and was fighting fibromyalgia and chronic sciatica.

To say we needed God’s intervention is putting it mildly. When we followed the Holy Spirit’s lead to embrace the ketogenic diet and to combine it with our faith, we got on the path to real transformation. 

If you are looking for a Christian group that is using the keto diet to transform their lives we invite you to join our Private Facebook Group and see if it’s not the key you have been missing. 

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Easy Keto Chili

Easy Keto Chili

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

It's our family recipe for easy keto chili. This chili is packed with bold Tex-Mex flavors and still manages to be keto-friendly. Recipe includes instructions on how to make it in a slow cooker.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of lean ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion roughly chopped
  • 28 oz can crushed tomato
  • 1 cup of chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons of chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons of onion powder

Instructions

  1. Brown the ground beef, onions, garlic
  2. Add the can of tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, water, and spices.
  3. Allow to simmer on medium low heat for 30-45 minutes.
  4. Alternatively you can cook this chili in slow cooker to do so refer to the notes section.
  5. This recipe double and freezes well.

Notes

Slow Cooker Instructions: Add all the ingredients into your slow cooker and break up the ground beef and then set to low. Your Keto Chili will be done in 4-6 hours based on your specific slow cooker.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 178 Total Fat: 5.5g Saturated Fat: 1.9g Cholesterol: 68mg Sodium: 577mg Carbohydrates: 7.3g Fiber: 2.2g Sugar: 2.2g Protein: 24.3g

 

5 Comments

  1. Wesley Fort
    Dear Hilda, What a true blessing to read that you are a pastor and you are incorporating Keto to the body of Christ. I am a senior pastor and Diocese Bishop and I got a revelation reading your post today. God does not want his children to be overweight. He said in His word ”I wish above all things that thou would be in health.” I am feeling a need to introduce Keto to my local church and Diocese. I lost 46 lbs since March 6, 2018. Thanks for your blog.
     
  2. Wesley Fort
    Dear Hilda, What a true blessing to read that you are a pastor and you are incorporating Keto to the body of Christ. I am a senior pastor and Diocese Bishop and I got a revelation reading your post today. God does not want his children to be overweight. He said in His word ”I wish above all things that thou would be in health.” I am feeling a need to introduce Keto to my local church and Diocese. I lost 46 lbs since March 6, 2018. Thanks for your blog.
     
    • Hilda Solares
      Hi Wesley,You have no idea how much your comment has blessed me. It truly is my prayer that the body of Christ gets this revelation. I’ve had the honor to teach at churches this truth and we are seeing congregations health transform. It is my desire to be able to go wherever the Lord leads us to spread this message. Please join us in prayer that God will open more doors for this. Thank you for stopping by and encouraging us. Blessings,Hilda
       
  3. Dear Hilda, bless you in your efforts for sharing your immense knowledge of cooking and creating your wonderful recipes. I'm loving the recipes that I've used from your website. I hope millions of people will find their way to your recipes.Your chili recipe is scrumptious; I love making chili as much as I love eating it.Thank you for your time and energy.xoxo
     

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