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Caveman Chili

Rated as 4.79 out of 5 Stars

"Low-carb chili made in the slow cooker."
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6 h 35 m servings 357
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place pork in a skillet over medium heat; season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard grease. Transfer pork to a slow cooker.
  2. Place bacon in the hot skillet and cook over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain and discard grease. Transfer bacon to the slow cooker.
  3. Combine drained tomatoes, onion, green bell pepper, and tomato paste into the slow cooker. Add seasoning packet, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt, pepper, cayenne pepper; stir to combine.
  4. Cook on Low until flavors have combined, about 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 357 calories; 22 12.2 27.4 87 1031 Full nutrition

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Great flavor! Instead of a chili seasoning packet, I used a couple tablespoons of Penzey's Chili 9000 seasoning. The bacon was a nice addition, however the flavor was almost undetectable, so n...

I loved it!!! I made a mistake and used 3 bell peppers instead of 1 1/2 when reducing the servings to 4--so I upped the tomatoes to a 28 oz can (I used crushed/peeled as it is what I had) didn...

I usually don’t like chili but this is amazing! I’ll admit I did omit the sauces and used a jar of marinara instead but it was still soooo good!

Awesome! I invented my own Chili seasoning and added a can of tomato sauce and a cup of water to make it a little more soupy but it got raves from everyone!

Thank you for posting this wonderful recipe. I tweaked the chili somewhat, based on others' reviews. I used a veggie and chicken broth base, nixed the bacon, decreased the amount of green pepp...

I added ground beef and jalapenos. Huge hit. Very hearty and makes a nice addition to our keto recipes.

Very good, I did use a mixture of Jimmy Dean ‘sage’ sausage & ground beef along with the bacon. I also added about a half cup chicken broth. My husband is doing keto, but I’m not, so I scooped o...

Very hearty and filling. I used ground beef because that is what I had on hand. I also added 2 cups of water because I like it to have a little juice. My children even gobbled this up! I was sea...

I added a cup of chicken broth to make sure nothing would burn while I went on a hike. I also subbed bell peppers for a serano chili and used breakfast sausage and spicy italian sausage instead...