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The Best Keto Chili with lazy keto/ Low Carb Beans Option

6.7g Net Carbs for keto version. 7.6g net carbs for dirty, lazy/ low carb version with black soybeans.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 276 kcal


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeno optional
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp sweetener https://amzn.to/3cU5W8O
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp paprika optional
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder https://amzn.to/3in9oKg
  • 1 can 15 oz chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 can 15 oz black soybeans. Heres are the ones I use https://amzn.to/33pFWyW for Low Carb version only
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth or any broth of choice


For the keto version

  • Add the olive oil to your dutch oven and add the ground beef.
  • Break the beef using a wooden spoon.
  • Cook until the beef changes color.
  • Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno if using.
  • Cook for 5 minutes on high. Beef should get brown bits, this means major flavor.
  • Add all the spices and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the beef broth, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and canned tomatoes.
  • Simmer this uncovered on low heat for 30 minutes or until it gets to the consistency you prefer.

For the low carb version

  • Follow all the instructions above and add the drained can of beans, and simmer uncovered on low heat for 30 minutes or until it reaches the consistency you prefer.
  • Serve with shredded cheese, sour cream and jalapeno slices if you prefer.
  • Tastes even better the next day and freezes really well.



Nutrition for lazy keto/ low carb version:
Calories: 381 Total Carbs: 15.8g Net Carbs: 7.6g Fat:20.3g Protein: 34.5 Fiber: 8.2g Sugar: 5.4g
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Serving: 1/4 recipeCalories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 8.8gProtein: 24.9gFat: 15gFiber: 2.1gSugar: 4.5g
Keyword keto chili, lazy keto chili, low carb chili
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