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Gluten Free Chili (Turkey, Beef, or Chicken!)

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Gluten Free Chili is a classic meal that’s as flavorful as it is comforting. This healthy chili recipe can be made with ground beef, turkey, or chicken. It comes together in no time and is the perfect home cooked family meal.

 

Serve this easy chili recipe with some gluten free cornbread!

 

This homemade chili recipe is WAY better than store bought chili! Fresh is always best in my opinion and this chili is no exception.

This homemade chili recipe is

dairy free
better than canned chili
easy to make
free from tomato paste and tomato sauce

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Gluten Free Chili – Ingredients

Ground turkey (can substitute ground beef or ground chicken)
Onions
Garlic
Jalapeño (optional)
Diced tomatoes (I like petite diced)
Green pepper
Water
Pinto beans (can substitute red kidney beans)
Oil – I use avocado oil but you can substitute your oil of choice, like olive oil)
Spices

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Gluten Free Chili – How To Make

First, heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add in the diced onions and green peppers and cook for 3-5 minutes until the onions are translucent.

Next, add in the minced garlic and jalapeño and cook for 1 more minute.

Then, add in the ground meat and salt, and continue to cook until there’s no more pink color and it’s cooked all the way through.

Finally, add in the diced tomatoes, water, spices, and beans.

The spices include chili powder, cumin, coriander, black pepper, paprika, and oregano.

Bring the chili to a simmer and simmer for about 20-30 until the beans are cooked through.

gluten free chili

Gluten Free Chili – Tips

  • Using canned chili beans for this recipe isn’t something I’d recommend.
  • Be sure to use the spices listed above versus a pre made chili seasoning packet.
  • I love to double this recipe and cook it in a big dutch oven pot. It makes great leftovers!

Chili – FAQ’s

Q: Can celiacs eat chili?
A: Absolutely! However, you would want to double check the ingredients are free from gluten, just to be safe.

Q: What chili mix is gluten free?
A: McCormick sells a gluten free chili mix.

Q: Is chili without beans gluten free?
A: Beans are naturally gluten free and would never be the gluten containing culprit. Check your other ingredients like canned goods and spices for hidden gluten.

Q: Is all chili gluten free?
A: Not necessarily. Be sure to check the ingredients before consuming if you need to avoid gluten. The culprits could be in spice mixes.

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More easy gluten free recipes:

Gluten Free Texas Sheet Cake
Gluten Free Apple Cake With Caramel Frosting
Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

Gluten Free Chili

This gluten free chili is easy to make and also dairy free. It's a classic comforting meal and can be made with turkey, beef, or chicken.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Jill from Simply Jillicious

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/3 cup avocado oil (can sub oil of choice)
  • 1 large onion (cut into 1/2 dice)
  • 1 green pepper (diced)
  • 2 large cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper (seeded and minced)
  • 1 pound ground turkey (can substitute ground beef or ground chicken)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 28 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans (can sub red kidney beans)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • First, heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add in the diced onions and green peppers and cook for 3-5 minutes until the onions are translucent.
    Next, add in the minced garlic and jalapeño and cook for 1 more minute.
    Then, add in the ground meat and salt, and continue to cook until there's no more pink color and it's cooked all the way through.
    Finally, add in the diced tomatoes, water, spices, and beans.
    The spices include chili powder, cumin, coriander, black pepper, paprika, and oregano.
    Bring the chili to a simmer and simmer for about 20-30 until the beans are cooked through.
    Serve plain or with your choice of toppings like avocado, sour cream, cheese, and limes.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Chili
Serving Size
 
6 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
476
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Cholesterol
 
77
mg
26
%
Sodium
 
296
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
58
g
19
%
Fiber
 
16
g
67
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
39
g
78
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Recipe Type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best chili, dairy free, gluten free chili
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