Slow Cooker Paleo Chili

September 21, 2017

Soup in a bowl

Nothing says comfort like a bowl of chili. This rich, flavorful dish is Paleo-diet friendly and ready to eat when you are.

Slow Cooker Paleo Chili

  • Servings 8-10 people
  • Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 6 hours


  • 2 pounds ground beef or turkey
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium red and green bell pepper both diced
  • 1 cup carrots finely diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 1 small jalapeno minced
  • 1 28-ounce can tomatoes crushed or stewed
  • 1 14-ounce can tomatoes diced
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce


  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 3 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  • 4 strips bacon cooked, crumbled
  • 2 medium avocados diced


  1. Sauté onions and garlic together in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add in ground beef (or turkey) to the saucepan and cook just until browned. Drain excess fat.
  3. Transfer the cooked onions, garlic and meat to your slow cooker.
  4. Add all the above vegetables and spices (except garnish ingredients) to the slow cooker.
  5. Give the pot a good stir.
  6. Set slow cooker to low, cover, and cook for about 6 hours.
  7. Spoon into individual bowls. Garnish with crumbled bacon and avocado slices.

Recipe Note

Adjust jalepeño, cayenne and chili powder to suit your own personal taste.

Courtesy of PaleoNewbie
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