Print Recipe

Instant Pot Chili con Carne

Chili with ground beef and beans ready in the Instant Pot. Each 1 cup serving is less than 300 calories.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chili, Dinner under 300 Calories, Instant Pot, Pressure Cooker
Servings: 9 (1 cup servings)
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Food Tracking Momma


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound 90/10 ground beef
  • 1 medium onion- chopped
  • 1 green pepper- chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic- minced
  • 28 ounces canned diced tomatoes- undrained
  • 12 ounces beef bone broth
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 15.5 ounce cans light kidney beans
  • 1.5 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  • Set Instant Pot to Saute and brown the ground beef, onion, and green pepper. Once the beef is almost brown, add the garlic and saute for 2 more minutes. Hit cancel.
  • Add diced tomatoes, beef bone broth, and tomato paste. Stir well to combine making sure to remove any bits that may be stuck to the bottom of the pot.
  • Add kidney beans and seasonings. Stir.
  • Close lid and make sure vent is closed. Set to pressure cook for 12 minutes. Once finished perform a quick release.