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Easy Beef & Sausage Low-Carb Chili

There are a million different recipes for chili, and honestly it’s hard to go wrong with any combination of meat, tomato sauce, & chili powder. That said, not all chili can be considered low-carb chili, but thankfully this one hits the mark on ALL levels!

It’s the perfect recipe to feed a crowd, and we PROMISE it’s so delicious, they won’t even notice it’s low in carbs! It’s the perfect low-carb dinner option!

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage (mild or hot, depending on what you like!)
  • ½ cup green bell pepper, diced
  • ½ large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 6oz can tomato paste
  • 1 14oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ tbsp. ground cumin
  • ⅓ cup water
  • Toppings: sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, & diced green pepper
low-carb chili

STEP 1: In large pot or saucepan over medium-high heat, brown ground beef & Italian sausage; spoon out & discard approximately half the fat then remove browned meat from pan and set aside.

low-carb chili

STEP 2: Saute green pepper, onion, and garlic in remaining fat and cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes.

low-carb chili

STEP 3: Add meat back to pan and stir in tomato paste, tomatoes, seasonings, and water, and mix well.

low-carb chili

STEP 4: Simmer, then reduce heat & cook for at least 30 minutes until flavors blend.

low-carb chili

STEP 5: Top with sour cream, cheese & diced green pepper and serve.

low-carb chili

Low-Carb Beef & Sausage Chili

With two types of meat, this beef and sausage chili is high-protein and low-carb, filling you up!
5 from 8 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten Free, Keto, low carb
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 42 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 400kcal
Author: Thinlicious.com

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage mild or hot, depending on what you like!
  • ½ cup green bell pepper diced
  • ½ large yellow onion chopped
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1 14 oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ tbsp. ground cumin
  • cup water
  • Toppings sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, & diced green pepper

Instructions

  • In large pot or saucepan over medium-high heat, brown ground beef & Italian sausage; spoon out & discard approximately half the fat then remove browned meat from pan and set aside.
  • Saute green pepper, onion, and garlic in remaining fat and cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add meat back to pan and stir in tomato paste, tomatoes, seasonings, and water, and mix well.
  • Simmer, then reduce heat & cook for at least 30 minutes until flavors blend.
  • Top with sour cream, cheese & diced green pepper and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcalCarbohydrates: 11.1gProtein: 33.1gFat: 24gFiber: 2.9g

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This low-carb chili the perfect recipe to feed a crowd, and we PROMISE it's so delicious, they won't even notice it's low in carbs!

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3 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Easy to throw together, with a nice mouth feel while eating. I made it in my Instant Pot on the chili setting. Hubby and I are spice lovers, so I’d definitely add more chili powder next time.

  2. 5 stars
    I am not a chili fan, but this is one of my favorite meals! We love to eat it with sour cream and shredded cheese. My husband has put it on Taco shells as a make-shift burrito. I’ll use frozen green, red and yellow peppers with frozen onions for a quick add

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