Dinner Recipes

Healthy & Hearty Beef Chili Recipe

Healthy and Hearty Beef Chili

Try this homemade easy chili recipe instead of reaching for a premade can from the grocery store! Our ground beef chili is easy to make with ingredients you likely have on-hand! The key ingredient in this healthy chili is the grass-fed beef. This type of beef is leaner than grain-fed beef, resulting in fewer overall calories. It’s also up to four times higher in Omega 3s and vitamin E than grass-fed beef. To make a spicy chili, add more peppers or chipotle to your liking!

 

Core Plan approved

Advanced Plan approved

Cook Time

1.5 hours

Yield

Serves 4–6

Try this homemade easy chili recipe instead of reaching for a premade can from the grocery store! Our ground beef chili is easy to make with ingredients you likely have on-hand! The key ingredient in this healthy chili is the grass-fed beef. This type of beef is leaner than grain-fed beef, resulting in fewer overall calories. It’s also up to four times higher in Omega 3s and vitamin E than grass-fed beef. To make a spicy chili, add more peppers or chipotle to your liking!

 

Core Plan approved

Advanced Plan approved

Healthy & Hearty Beef Chili Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound grass-fed beef or bison
  • 1 small organic onion
  • 1 can organic crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can organic kidney beans
  • 1–2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½–1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 chipotle peppers, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef in a large pot over medium-high heat, using a wooden spoon to break up the meat as it cooks.
  2. Drain off the fat and add the chopped onion.
  3. Continue cooking and stirring until the onion is translucent. Add the remaining ingredients (adjust spices to your liking) and bring to a slow boil.
  4. Reduce heat to warm, cover, and let chili simmer for at least one hour.