Low Carb Beef Chili Recipe (Beanless Chili)

Our Low Carb Beef Chili Recipe (Beanless Chili) is perfect football food for game day, and it’s hearty for a fall or winter dinner. Leftovers reheat well, and this also freezes well!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 405kcal
Author Faith


  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 lb 85% lean ground beef
  • 1 lb Italian sausage (hot or mild; bulk or removed from casing)
  • 6 large cloves garlic crushed
  • 6 large stalks celery chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 5 cups beef bone broth
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh cilantro for serving (optional)


  • Turn pressure cooker on, press “Sauté”, and wait 2 minutes for the pot to heat up. Add the oil, beef, and sausage, and cook until browned, about 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up the meat. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute more, stirring constantly. Press “Cancel” to stop sautéing.
  • Stir in the celery, onion, broth, tomato paste, chili powder, oregano, cumin, turmeric, and black pepper. Turn the pot on Manual, High Pressure for 5 minutes and then do a quick release.
  • Serve garnished with fresh cilantro if desired.


Net Carbs: 6g per serving


Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 717mg | Potassium: 657mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 8.4mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 3.1mg