Chili Con Carne Recipe

Want a great Chili Con Carne recipe? This one features lots of meat! Even though I use beans here and it does add to the carbohydrate count, the fiber is so wholesome that it's worth serving this dish once a week.

There are many variations of this chili recipe and listed below are just a few of my personal favorites.



Makes 12 servings


358 Calories

29 Carb Grams

9.5 Fiber Grams

19.5 Net Carbs


1 lb lean ground beef

1 lb lean ground turkey

1 tbsp canola oil

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

2 medium onions, chopped

1 28-oz can diced tomatoes

1 small can green chilies

1 28-oz can tomato sauce

1 19-oz can kidney beans with the liquid

1 19-oz can black beans with the liquid

2 tbsp hot chili powder or more

1 tbsp Cajun spice mix

Sour cream and shredded cheddar for garnish.


Over medium heat, brown the meats. Drain and put aside.

In a large pot, heat up the oil and cook the bell peppers and onions until softened but not browned. Return the browned meat.

Add the tomatoes, chilies, beans with their liquid, chili powder and Cajun spice. Simmer for 2 hours.

Serve with sour cream and cheese.

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