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Keto Chili Recipe

Keto Chili

Made without beans -- and loaded with meat and cheese instead -- this homemade keto chili is low-carb, keto-friendly and ready under an hour.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Keto Chili, Keto Chili Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 852kcal


  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • 1 lbs ground hot Italian sausage
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeno diced and de-seeded to taste
  • 1 15.5 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 15.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable broth sodium-free
  • ½ packet chili seasoning about 2-3 Tbs
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 1 slice of bacon for garnish
  • 1 ½- 2 cups cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium-sized pot over medium-high heat, cook bacon until very crispy. Roughly chop bacon and set aside.
  • Cook together ground beef, Italian sausage, bell pepper, celery, onion, garlic, and jalapeno until cooked through. Drain grease from meat and vegetable mixture.
  • Once drained, add in diced and crushed tomatoes, vegetable broth, chili seasoning, and salt and pepper. Mix well and bring chili to a boil.
  • Once boiling, simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  • Once ready to serve, stir in bacon and, one handful at a time, cheese until fully incorporated. Garnish with crumbled bacon, avocado, cheese, and sour cream.


Calories: 852kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 68g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 1664mg | Potassium: 939mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1185IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 562mg | Iron: 5mg