7 Whole30 Chili Recipes: Cook Up Some Whole30 Chili!

7 Whole30 Chili Recipes

We’re brining you 7 delicious Whole30 chili recipes for you to cook up during your Whole30 program!

Do you have a favorite Whole30 chili recipes you don’t see here? Add them in the comments!

All Meat Veggie Chili (Paleo)

  • Servings: 8
  • Difficulty: easy
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Recipe from: Laura Fuentes

Ingredients:

  • 1½ pounds ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) oil
  • 1½ cups onion, diced, about 1 large onion
  • ½ cup chopped celery, about 1 stalk
  • 1½ cups carrots,peeled and diced, about 4 medium carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 4 cups zucchinis, diced, about 2-3 medium zucchinis
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato puree or tomato sauce
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
Instructions:

1. In your seasoned skillet or 5-6 quart large cast iron pot, brown beef and garlic. Cook over medium heat until beef is thoroughly cooked and browned. Drain off excess fat, set aside.

2. Add oil, onions, celery, carrots, and seasonings to the skillet and cook until translucent over medium-high heat, about 5-7 minutes. Once onions are golden and veggies are midway cooked, add zucchini and cook for 2 minutes, making sure you stir everything well.

3. Add cooked beef, tomato puree/sauce, and tomatoes into the pot and stir well. Bring everything to a boil, stirring frequently, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

4. Check on the amazing mixture every so often and stir. Serve immediately.

Additional Note: This is a very thick chili recipe. Add up to 1 cup of additional liquid (tomato sauce or water) to thin out the sauce if you prefer.

Chocolate Chestnut Chili

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Recipe from: User @winingatlosing via Whole30

  • 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef
  • 1-2 onions diced
  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 6oz. can tomato paste
  • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 3.5 cups beef broth
  • roasted chestnuts for topping

Instructions:

  • In a large pot, brown ground beef in its own fat with onions & garlic.
  • Add oregano, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, salt & cocoa powder to beef, stirring & allowing spices to become aromatic.
  • Add tomato paste, fire-roasted diced tomatoes, & broth to pot, stirring well.
  • Allow chili to simmer on low for two hours, stirring occasionally.
  • When chili is done, top each individual bowl with a few chopped chestnuts and stir in. If you’re not a chestnut fan, try some slices of avocado!

Chicken Vegetable Chili

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Recipe from: User @healthfest via Whole30

This Whole30 crockpot chili is a breeze to cook up!

Ingredients:

  • 3 lbs chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 2 small chopped zucchini
  • 3 chopped carrots
  • 1 can fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1/2 bunch chopped cilantro
  • 1 chopped jalapeño, deseeded
  • 2 chopped red peppers
  • 1 15ish oz jar salsa verde (double check ingredients)
  • 1 15ish oz jar regular salsa (double check ingredients)
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • Seasonings to taste: chili powder, salt, cumin, coriander, pepper
  • Guacamole
  •  Lime

Instructions: Combine everything in a large crockpot and season to taste. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. Serve with guacamole and a lime.

Crockpot Paleo Beef Chili

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Recipe from: Whole30

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbps extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 green bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 14.5oz can of tomato sauce
  • 1 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced thin with seeds removed

Instructions:

  1. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to the skillet and swirl to coat.
  2. Add beef and saute until browned, breaking the ground beef into small pieces. When cooked through, add beef to crockpot.
  3. Add peppers and onions to skilled and saute for about 5 minutes, until soft.
  4. Add garlic and saute for an additional minute. Move the veggies to the crockpot.
  5. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, jalapeno and spices to the crockpot.
  6. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Recipe From: Boys Ahoy

Ingredients:
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 medium white onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, seeds removed and diced
  • 1 green pepper, seeds removed and diced
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced into cubes
  • 1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (or regular milk if not on whole30)
  • 3 tsp adobo seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (or extra virgin olive oil)
Instructions:
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onions and sauté until translucent. Add ground beef and 1 tsp adobo seasoning and cook until cooked through.
  2. Place ground beef, peppers, and sweet potatoes, tomatoes in the slow cooker.
  3. Add broth, coconut milk, remaining 2 tsp adobo seasoning, cinnamon, cumin and salt and pepper and stir everything together.
  4. Cook on high for about 3 hours or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  5. Serve with sliced avocado or guacamole.

Pumpkin Turkey Whole30 Chili

Recipe from: Whole30

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tbs fresh sage, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can of pumpkin puree
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric

Instructions:

  1. Place large skillet over medium-high heat and add oil. Swirl to coat the pan.
  2. Add the turkey and brown until cooked through, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add in the onion and sage and saute with turkey until onions are soft, about 5 minutes. Move the turkey and onion mixture to the crockpot.
  4. Add the diced tomatoes, garlic, bell pepper, pumpkin and spices to the crockpot. Stir to combine.
  5. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.

Paleo Chili

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: medium
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Recipe from: allrecipes

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Ingredients:

Instructions:

1. Soak chipotle pepper in boiling water until softened, about 10 minutes. Remove pepper from water and mince.

2. Melt coconut oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, green bell pepper, and red bell pepper until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir garlic and minced chipotle into onion mixture and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

3. Stir bison and Whole30 compliant sausage into onion mixture. Cook and stir until meat is browned and crumbly, 10 to 12 minutes.

4. Stir chili powder, cumin, oregano, and cocoa powder into the bison mixture; add crushed tomatoes, salt, and pepper and stir. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until flavors are blended, 10 minutes.

Do you have any of your own Whole30 chili recipes you want to share? Post your favorites in the comments section!

  • suzi says:

    Just made the Pumpkin Turkey one….used electric pressure cooker and served atop a sweet potato! Win for first day on my 3rd Whole30! Great football watching food!!!

  • Renee says:

    Anyone make the pumpkin turkey chili yet? It sounds really good but would love to hear some comments.

  • Sas says:

    Just fixed the All Meat Veggie Chili!! Very Good!!!


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