Keto Chili Con Carne

a top down view of a bowl of classic chili con carne and colorful plates of low carb cheesy jalapeno cornbread

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This recipe is a low carb and Keto take on the classic chili con carne. And each bowl has just 236 calories and 3g net carbs.



2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided

1/2 cup onion, diced

1/2 cup orange or yellow bell pepper, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 pound of ground beef

16 oz can of tomato sauce

16 oz water

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 tablespoon cumin

1 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1/4-1/2 teaspoon red cayenne pepper


1.  Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a large skillet and heat over Medium heat.  Add garlic, bell peppers, onions and garlic and cook until translucent, 2-3 minutes.  Remove the vegetables from the skillet and set aside.

2.  Add remaining olive oil to the pan and heat over Medium High heat.  Add ground beef to the skillet and cook until browned, 3-4 minutes.

3.  Mix together all spices in a small bowl.  

4.  Add vegetables, tomato sauce, spice mix and water (use the tomato sauce can to measure it).  Bring the chili to a low boil.

5.  Simmer for 10 minutes.  



Keywords: Low Carb Chili Con Carne, Keto Chili Con Carne, Paleo Chili Con Carne