Instant Pot Chili with Canned Beans
Prepare a comforting meal that your family can enjoy with this Large Family Instant Pot Chili with Canned Beans. If you’d normally prepare canned chili but you’d like something more flavorful and healthier, this is the perfect recipe. While the recipe doesn’t contain nearly as much sodium as canned chili, it does contain flavorful ingredients that you can enjoy, such as diced bell pepper, beef broth, and ground beef.
The Ingredients Needed to Prepare the Instant Pot Chili
If you’re looking forward to preparing the Large Family Instant Pot Chili with Canned Beans, you’ll need to get these ingredients:
- Ground Chuck. Make sure you have a little over two pounds of ground chuck.
- Onion. Dice your onion into small pieces before adding it to the Instant Pot.
- Green Bell Pepper. Remove the seeds and dice your pepper into small pieces.
- Beef Broth. Add beef broth to the Instant Pot to create the right consistency for your chili.
- Light Red Kidney Beans. Drain the can of kidney beans before you use them.
- Black Beans. Drain your can of black beans and add them into the Instant Pot.
There are a few other ingredients to add, such as diced tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, ground cumin powder, salt, and pepper. If you’d like to make your chili spicy, add a bit of cayenne pepper to the mixture to give it a kick.
How much beef broth do I need to use in this recipe?
You’ll need to use at least two cups of the beef broth when preparing this Instant Pot Chili with Canned Beans. However, if you’d like to adjust the consistency of the chili so that it’s not too thick, you can add an additional two cups of beef broth to your Instant Pot.
Can I use any type of beef broth for the chili?
Yes, you can use your favorite beef broth. It doesn’t matter the brand you choose. You might also want to use homemade beef broth. It’s a good idea to use a low-sodium version to keep this chili from tasting too salty.
Do I have to use black beans in this recipe?
While you don’t have to use black beans, they do taste great in this chili with the red kidney beans, seasonings, and additional ingredients. You can leave them out if you don’t like them and even replace them with different beans, such as pink kidney beans, white beans, or pinto beans.
What can I add on top of my chili when serving it?
Several fresh toppings taste great when added on top of a bowl of chili. There are lots of things you can add to the chili that keeps it dairy-free. You can add diced red onion, crackers, lettuce, corn, or even fresh avocado slices to your chili. If you don’t mind dairy, then add shredded cheddar cheese or a dollop of sour cream, It’s a great dish to serve with a side of cornbread. You can dip the cornbread in your chili to give it more flavor!
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- Large Family Easy Lasagna Freezer Meal Recipe
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- Big Family Mexican Zucchini Lasagna
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- Large Family Cabbage Lasagna Freezer Meal Recipe
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Large Family Instant Pot Chili with Canned BeansPrint
Create a warm and comforting meal with this Large Family Instant Pot Chili with Canned Beans recipe. It’s a flavorful dish that will warm you up on a cold day!
- 4 1/2 pounds ground chuck
- 2 large onion, diced
- 2 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
- 2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 4 to 8 cups beef broth, depending on desired thickness
- 2 (15 ounce) can light red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 2 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
- 4 tablespoons chili powder
- 4 teaspoons ground cumin powder
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
With two electric pressure cookers on the saute mode, heat until “hot.” Add the half of the ground beef, onion, and green pepper into each pot. Cook until the beef is completely browned. Transfer the meat mixture to a colander to drain well.
While the meat drains, pour half of the beef broth into each of the electric pressure cookers and scrape the bottom with a wooden spoon to deglaze the pot.
Return the meat mixture to each of the electric pressure cookers equally. Add beef broth and deglaze the bottom of the pot by scraping with a wooden spoon.
Add half of the beans and seasonings to the meat mixture divided into each pot. Stir to evenly distribute the ingredients.
Over the top, pour the tomatoes and dot with tomato paste. Do not stir.
Place the lid on each of the pressure cookers and set the valves to sealing. Program the pressure cooker on “manual” or “pressure cook” for 25 minutes.
When the cooking cycle has completed, perform a quick release. Remove the lid and stir the chili.
Serve with desired toppings: diced onion, shredded cheese, and/or sour cream.
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