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The Best Instant Pot Chili

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  • 1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 pounds ground beef (85/15)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 sweet onion (medium, diced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 poblano chili (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 12 ounces lager beer
  • 1 1/2 cups beef stock
  • 21 1/2 ounces tomato puree
  • 30 ounces black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves (chopped fresh)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium45% DV1090mg
    Fat35% DV23g
    Protein65% DV33g
    Carbs13% DV38g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories490Calories from Fat210
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat210
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C150%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Love this recipe. It's simple and easy to customize. I use this recipe all the time!
    Stacey W. 5 months ago
    One of the best chilli recipes I've tried in a while. The cilantro was too much for my husband so I'll serve it on the side next time.
    Johnson 6 months ago
    I used a slow-cooker instead of pressure cooker, it was amazing. I used a can of bushs baked beans in place of one black bean can, added maybe 3tbsp brown sugar, and added a little can of diced green chilis and a few tbsp of chipotle tabasco, was soo delicious. I Didn't have beer or oregano tho but was still so yummy. Cooked it for ~5 hours and was a great consistency (if too watery just boil off some more steam at low heat and stir once in a while to not burn the bottom)
    Natalie 8 months ago
    Tasted amazing! was a little bit watery though
    Heather W. 9 months ago
    Yummy! My family loved it. Adding it to our weekly recipes for the fall and winter.
    Larissa 10 months ago
    One of the best chilli’s I’ve made so far! Added corn and various other veggies for texture, turned out great!
    Nuzum a year ago
    Good spice easy to make
    Kris a year ago
    I thought the flavor was good, but turned out a bit watery. Will try again but with less broth.
    Manuela Falduti a year ago
    Yummy! i would make it again.
    Ashley B. a year ago
    So easy and so much flavor. The best chili I’ve mad.
    Sean Reprogle a year ago
    Amazing chili. Full of good flavors!
    Briana & Jose a year ago
    Made it on the stovetop and came out great.
    Casandra Myrvik a year ago
    This was missing something. It was still really good, but I felt like there was not enough flavor.
    Amanda a year ago
    No fire! Not a lot of flavor, will make again but with a little less tomato purée and more chilies. Great consistency,
    Tamara Cook a year ago
    The recipe only works for pre-cooked beans. If you are using dry beans, you should use the “bean chili” setting on the Instant Pot. The recipe also calls for a lot of tomato paste and tomato purée. This caused my Instant Pot to set off the ‘burn’ setting multiple times. The overall flavor was good once it finally cooked.
    Kane a year ago
    It paired nicely with lemon and garlic seasoned green beans.
    Carrie Ackerman a year ago
    I have been making my uncles crock pot recipe for as long as I’ve been adulting (almost 30 years) Well sorry Uncle Jim, I will never be waking at 6am to to get chili in the pot again! This was so quick and easy yet flavorful and delicious. Now I’m not a stickler for a zillion steps so I skipped the oil, IMO it wasn’t necessary with 85/15, I also sautéed my veggies and garlic with the meat. I added all dry ingredients at the same time then all wet. Like I said, I’m more of a 4-5 step kind of gal. My kids hate Uncle Jim’s chili and loved this. This is going into my rotation. Oh and I cut it in half to feed 2 adults and 2 young children. No left overs.
    Kristen a year ago
    great flavor! i didnt make any modifications. i will try it again but reduce broth amount. i like chili a little thicker.
    Kimberly a year ago
    Delicious and simple!
    Rena York a year ago
    Best I’ve ever made!
    Erin b a year ago
    ive made chili a lot however it never turned out how i wanted i came across this recipe. it turned out great the family loved it so much ill make again