Best Paleo Chili


3 slices of bacon, cut into ½ strips

½ yellow onion, chopped

2 celery stalks, chopped

2 bell peppers, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 lbs. lean ground beef or turkey

2 Tbsp. chili powder

2 teaspoon ground cumin

2 teaspoon dried oregano

2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 (28 oz) can fire roasted tomatoes

1 cup kidney beans (optional)

2 cups bone broth of your choice

Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Jalapenos, cilantro, or avocado, for garnish



  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon. Leaving fat in the pot, add onion, celery, and peppers and cook until soft. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, one minute more.
  2. Push vegetables to one side of the pan and add ground meat. Cook, stirring occasionally and drain any excess fat and return to heat.
  3. Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, and paprika. Add tomatoes and kidney beans (optional), broth, and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine and cook 2 minutes more. Cook for 10-15 minutes, until chili thickens.
  4. Top with optional garnishes and enjoy!


Serves 6

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