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Bowl of Paleo Chili.

Best Paleo Chili

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: Approx. 8 servings
  • Category: Chili
  • Method: Slow Cooker + Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Best Paleo Chili – Your classic chili recipe that is Whole30/Paleo friendly!! Make in the slow cooker or on the stove top!


  • 1 1/2 lb ground hamburger
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • (1) 28oz can whole tomatoes (don’t drain) (feel free to add another 12oz can if you want the recipe to make more)
  • (1) 6oz can tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder (more to taste)
  • 1 bay leaf


  1. Place ground beef and onion in large skillet and fully cook.
  2. Drain grease.
  3. Add to crockpot along with the whole tomatoes (use knife to cut them into quarters if you want), tomato paste and chili powder.
  4. Stir to combine.
  5. Cook on low all day (6-8 hours).
  6. Make sure to taste and add additional salt and chili powder, as desired. Serve with Dairy-Free Sour Cream if desired!


  • Stove Top: You can also cook it on the stove top – just simmer for 1-2 hours, covered.
  • Other Add-ins: you can add in a can of pumpkin, mushrooms or even some sweet potato!