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Low Carb Beef and Mushroom Chili

You’ll never miss the beans in this chunky low carb beef and mushrooms chili thanks to a flavor-packed and satisfying combination of fresh vegetables and Portobello mushrooms. To top it off, a nice blend of herbs and spices pulls it all together into a delicious and filling meal.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Serves: 6

Ingredients for Low Carb Beef and Mushroom Chili

2 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, diced
2 large carrots, diced
2 medium celery stalks, diced
2 medium red bell peppers, diced
1 lb. Portobello mushrooms, chopped
1 medium jalapeno pepper, minced
1½ lbs. ground beef
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
2 t. dried oregano
1 T. ground cumin
2 t. chili powder
1 t. cayenne pepper
2 T. tomato paste
1 24-oz. can crushed tomatoes, undrained
1 c. beef (or chicken) broth, preferably organic

Optional toppings for this low carb chili:
Pickled jalapeno peppers and red onion
Avocado
Fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add in the onion, carrots, celery, bell peppers, mushrooms, and jalapeno pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft and fragrant, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add in the ground beef and garlic and generously season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until the beef is browned, around 5-6 minutes.
  3. Add the oregano, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and tomato paste. Stir everything together and cook for another minute or two, or until the spices become fragrant.
  4. Add the crushed tomatoes and the broth and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove from heat and adjust seasonings, if necessary. Top with pickled jalapeno pepper and red onion or diced avocado and cilantro, if desired, and serve immediately. Enjoy!

Low Carb Beef and Mushroom Chili (print version below)

 

Low Carb Beef and Mushroom Chili

Low Carb Beef and Mushroom Chili

Natalja Lis
You’ll never miss the beans in this chunky low carb beef and mushrooms chili thanks to a flavor-packed and satisfying combination of fresh vegetables and Portobello mushrooms. To top it off, a nice blend of herbs and spices pulls it all together into a delicious and filling meal.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Low carb
Servings 6
Calories 323 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 2 large carrots diced
  • 2 medium celery stalks diced
  • 2 medium red bell peppers diced
  • 1 lb. Portobello mushrooms chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper minced
  • lbs. ground beef
  • 2-3 garlic cloves minced
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 t. dried oregano
  • 1 T. ground cumin
  • 2 t. chili powder
  • 1 t. cayenne pepper
  • 2 T. tomato paste
  • 1 24- oz. can crushed tomatoes undrained
  • 1 c. beef or chicken broth, preferably organic
  • Optional toppings!
  • Pickled jalapeno peppers and red onion
  • Avocado
  • Fresh cilantro leaves chopped

Instructions
 

  • Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add in the onion, carrots, celery, bell peppers, mushrooms, and jalapeno pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft and fragrant, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  • Add in the ground beef and garlic and generously season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until the beef is browned, around 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the oregano, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and tomato paste. Stir everything together and cook for another minute or two, or until the spices become fragrant.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes and the broth and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and adjust seasonings, if necessary. Top with pickled jalapeno pepper and red onion or diced avocado and cilantro, if desired, and serve immediately. Enjoy!

Notes

NET CARBS 10 G PER SERVING

Low Carb Beef and Mushroom Chili (print version above)

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