Yield: 8 servings

Instant Pot Chili

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Hearty blend of beef and beans, this Instant Pot Chili is a delicious weeknight dinner recipe idea!


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 ½ cup beef broth
  • 2 cans (15 ounce each) tomato sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 can (15 ounce) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 ounce) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • Toppings (optional): sour cream, shredded cheese


    1. Using the “SAUTE” function on your pressure cooker, add ground beef, garlic, onion, and green pepper to the pot. Cook until the beef is browned.
    2. Drain the beef and vegetables in a strainer, getting rid of the excess grease. To the bottom of the instant pot, add beef broth and scrape up the bits of meat that might be stuck to the pan.
    3. Add the tomato sauce, tomato paste, chili powder, paprika, oregano, cumin, black beans (that have been drained and rinsed) and pinto beans (that have been drained and rinsed) to the pot. Return the meat and vegetables and give everything a stir.
    4. Lock the lid in place and make sure the valve is set to “SEALING.”
    5. Select “HIGH PRESSURE” for a cook time of 10 minutes.
    6. Once cook time ends, allow a natural release of pressure for 10 minutes, then do a quick release of the valve.
    7. Open the lid, stir, and serve. ENJOY!


  • Chili can be made on the stove top too! Saute meat in a saucepan, once browned, drain grease and return to pot. Add vegetables and remaining ingredients (reducing beef broth to 1 ½ cups). Cover and simmer for 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve and enjoy.
  • Chili can be made in the Slow Cooker too! Saute meat in a skillet. Drain grease and add meat to the crockpot. Add remaining ingredients, cover, and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 436Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 106mgSodium: 860mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 5gSugar: 9gProtein: 37g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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