Beanless Paleo Beef Chili

Makes 11 servings of approximately 1 cup each.

  • 1 lb. extra lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion (10 oz.)
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled, smashed and minced
  • 4 medium carrots, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 large green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 large yellow pepper, cut into chunks
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes (28 oz. each)
  • 1 can tomato paste (5.5 oz.)
  • 1-1/2 Tbs chili pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  1. Place the ground beef into a large saucepan or stock pot, over MEDIUM heat, and cook it, stirring occasionally to break up any clumps, until it is browned, about 10 or 15 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and the oinions and cook till translucent, about 10 minutes more.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients, cover, and simmer about 45 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and serve. Season with salt and pepper as desired.
  5. Leftovers can be stored in fridge a few days, or frozen.