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Instant Pot Beef Chili in bowls
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Instant Pot Beef Chili in 30 Minutes

This is the best (and easiest) Instant Pot Beef Chili ever. It’s packed with flavor and so easy to make. Healthy comfort food at it’s best!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Pressurize time8 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Keyword: healthy chili, slow cooker chili
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 397kcal
Author: Don't Mess With Mama



  • 1 lb grass-fed ground beef
  • 1 tbsp olive or avocado oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped (save 1/4 cup for garnish)
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Aminos or gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt or Celtic sea salt
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes (canned or jarred) San Marzano brand
  • 1 cup canned kidney beans or black beans drained and rinsed


  • 4 oz. cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped


  • Set Instant Pot to saute mode. Add olive/avocado oil, onion, garlic, and beef. Stir for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add Coconut Aminos or soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, cumin, chili powder, cinnamon, oregano and salt. Cook until beef is browned (doesn't need to be fully cooked).
  • Add tomatoes and juice from can to a blender and pulse until it become tomato sauce. Add to Instant Pot with beef mixture.
  • Close lid and set to Manual high pressure / pressure cooking for 20 minutes. It will take about 8 minutes for the Instant Pot to reach high pressure, then it will cook for 20 minutes.
  •  When timer goes off, let sit for 1-2 minutes. Then set to Quick Release to vent steam. Remove lid and add beans.
  • Serve with white rice, Cauliflower Rice, or cooked pasta noodles, and garnish with cheese, onion and sour cream.


Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 480mg | Potassium: 441mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 3mg