Beef Avocado Chili

Servings 4 people


  • 2 14.5-oz. cans fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 large cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 large bell peppers chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3 small cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 small jalapeno chopped
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 cups low sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 large avocados peeled and chopped


  • In a large crock cooker, add all the ingredients except for the avocado (tomatoes through tomato sauce) and stir well.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours until the beef is cooked through.
  • Stir in avocado and serve warm.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed baby carrots and cauliflower.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure canned tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and beef broth are gluten-free.
NUTRITION: 520 Calories; 35g Fat (59.0% calories from fat); 34g Protein; 22g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 78mg Cholesterol; 308mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 4 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 5 Fat.
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