Low-Carb Slow Cooker Chili


This chili recipe can be used as either lunch or dinner on low-carb days served without cheese or bread.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins
7 cups


  • ½ pound lean ground beef

  • 1 (14 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • ½ cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco®)

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.

  2. Mix ground beef, tomato sauce, tomato paste, celery, diced tomatoes, onion, black beans, hot pepper sauce, and chili powder together in a slow cooker crock.

  3. Cook on High, stirring frequently, for 1 hour. Reduce heat to Low and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

148 Calories
4g Fat
18g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 148
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 862mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 20mg 99%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 929mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.