Instant Pot Chili
This comforting Instant Pot Chili is easy to make and chock full of beef, beans, and smoky flavors. It’s ready in less than 1 hour and perfect for weeknight dinners, meal prep, or as a freezer-friendly meal!
Servings: 8 servings
- 1 lb grass-fed ground beef
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 pinch salt and pepper to taste
- 1 onion diced
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 cup beef broth
- 3 tbsp tomato paste
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour sub for GF flour
- 15 oz kidney beans drained
- 15 oz pinto beans drained
- 15 oz black beans drained
- 15 oz medium chunky salsa
- 28 oz tomato sauce
- 4 oz diced jalapeno, habanero peppers or green chilis
- 2 tbsp chili powder
- 1 tsp each, cumin, paprika, garlic and onion powder
- 1/2 tsp each, red pepper flakes and cayenne pepper
- salt and pepper, to taste
Turn instant pot on saute mode. Add oil, when hot add ground beef, chopped onions, minced garlic and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir and sauté until no longer pink (about 7 mins)
Add chili seasonings and once again stir well.
Next add in cup of broth, tomato paste and flour. Whisk to combine and incorporate the flour.
Now add remining ingredients; beans, salsa, tomato sauce and jalapeños. Give it a good stir.
Cancel saute mode, lock the lid and cook on HP for 15 minutes. When done allow for 10 mins of NPR then quickly release remaining pressure.
Serve chili with shredded Gruyere cheese, sour cream, cilantro, crusty bread or whatever you like
GLUTEN-FREE - to make this recipe gluten-free be sure to use gluten-free flour as a thickening agent. Also make sure the store bought jar ingredients are free of gluten.
DAIRY-FREE - this recipe is dairy free. Do not add cheese as topping if dairy-free
VEGAN - for a Vegan version, either use vegan *beef* or omit from this recipe
Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 1113mg | Potassium: 1389mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1566IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 7mg