Instant Pot Crispy Bacon Chili

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recipe by Casey Thaler

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Does it get any more satisfying than this chili? Loaded with protein, flavor, and bacon, this keto-friendly recipe will satisfy your every craving. Generously sprinkle on more cheese before serving to add even more protein and taste to this already loaded dish. Or get a little friendly with your curry powder and crushed red pepper to make this chili with an extra kick.

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recipe updated Feb 4, 2020


  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    2 tbsp (about 27.6 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Water icon
    ½ cup (about 120 g)
  • Bacon icon
    5 slices
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1 tsp (about 2.1 g)
  • Ground beef icon
    Ground beef
    454 g (about 2 cups)
  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder
    1 ½ tsp (about 3.98 g)
  • Chili powder icon
    Chili powder
    ½ tsp (about 1.33 g)
  • Dried oregano icon
    Dried oregano
    ½ tsp (about 0.35 g)
  • Kosher salt icon
    Kosher salt
    ½ tsp (about 1.42 g)
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    1 tsp (about 0.8 g)
  • Crushed tomatoes icon
    Crushed tomatoes
    397.25 g (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    ½ tsp (about 1.07 g)


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  1. Add coconut oil to the inner pot
  2. Heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  3. Then add garlic clove to the inner pot
  4. Sauté - 2 min
  5. Pour water into the inner pot
  6. Add bacon, ground cumin, ground beef, garlic powder, chili powder, dried oregano, kosher salt, chili flakes, crushed tomatoes and black pepper to the inner pot
  7. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  8. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 35 min
  9. Natural release - 10 min
  10. Release pressure -
  11. Serve
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