Low Carb Chili Recipe – Spicy Zucchini Chili
With the weather being cold, windy, and rainy, it is time to share a low carb chili recipe! This is a low carb zucchini chili with a little spicy cayenne pepper to help keep you warm. If you are on a keto diet, scroll to the bottom to see how you can make this recipe more keto-friendly.
This low carb chili recipe is simple to make with only a few main ingredients. I used two meats including ground beef and ground turkey sausage. Ground turkey sausage has a nice flavor on its own, so it adds a nice unique depth of flavor to the chili.
Then, I added zucchini, tomatoes, and minced garlic to add some color and get some vegetable fiber. Powdered cayenne pepper was added along with some other seasonings to spice things up a bit.
Low Carb Spicy Zucchini Chili
Stove: Medium-High | Cook: 25-35 mins | Serves: 2
16 oz. Ground Beef
8 oz. Ground Turkey Sausage
TexJoy Seasoning Salt
1 Small Zucchini
1 Can Diced Tomatoes
1 Can Tomato Sauce
Cheddar Cheese (Optional)
- Add both the beef ground meat and turkey sausage ground meat into a skillet.
- Add the TexJoy Seasoning to the skillet along with powder garlic, powder onion, and dried chives.
- Stir, cover, and cook over medium-high. Stir every 8-10 minutes to make sure it cooks evenly.
- Using strainer, drain the excess fat from the meat and then set the meat aside.
- Next, using the empty skillet, saute zucchini, diced tomato, minced garlic, and cayenne pepper. Add a little water if needed.
- Lastly, stir in the cooked, drained meat along with a small can of tomato sauce.
- Serve in a bowl with a spoon to enjoy while it is hot.
You can easily make this low carb chili recipe keto-friendly by omitting the tomatoes and using a keto tomato sauce instead. The “Yo Mama’s” marina sauce contains no added sugar, low sodium, and gluten free.
I hope you enjoy this low carb chili recipe as much as I did! It is hard to go wrong with a spicy zucchini chili recipe because it is low carb and very filling. Besides a zucchini chili, what is your favorite low carb vegetable to add to your favorite low carb chili recipe?