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Caveman Chili

Rated as 4.84 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!

I didn't drain anything and included the grease from the bacon. Slow simmered it on the stove for about an hour instead of the slow cooker. Delicious!

I added a pound of sweet Italian sausage to the recipe and also sliced up 2 jalapeno peppers in addition to the main ingredients! I used my own chili powder instead of the pre-mixed.

One of the best recipes I’ve ever had. Used fire roasted diced tomatoes. Awesome.

Amazing Chili and Keto Approved!

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...

Easy enough to make, didn’t make enough I will double the recipe next time really good