Just Plain Chili
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Cook Time
Recipe Step Keto Code
  1. Form ground beef into large patties.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed soup pot, and add freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Add bell pepper and saute 5-7 minutes. Turn heat off and stir in minced garlic.
  4. Grill patties until medium rare, no more than 5 minutes on each side.
  5. Turn heat on high under soup pot, or crock pot and place patties in with garlic, oil, and peppers.
  6. Break up patties into small pieces with spatula and brown meat thoroughly. Add tomatoes undrained.
  7. Mash and break up tomatoes with spatula.
  8. Add zucchini, and celery
  9. Mix in cumin and chili powder
  10. Add enough water to cover all ingredients,
  11. Reduce heat to low, and let simmer 2 hours or more.
Recipe Notes

Chili recipe combines 1 oz serving and 2 cups of veggies per serving ideal for anyone in phase 1 looking to spice it up!

You can skip the patty step and simply brown the hamburger in separate pan, but you must drain the fat!


  • Substitute red peppers diced for zucchini and/or celery, but don’t forget to saute them
  • Try┬áreally spicing it up with chili powder, red pepper flakes, and Italian seasoning!
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