Simple Paleo Chili

Simple Paleo Chili

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I don’t believe chili should be classified as a fall food. Or even just a winter food. I crave chili even during the 100 degree Texas summers. They eat spicy Mexican food down here, why not a bowl of chili? Maybe I made the season classification up. After all, I am from Wisconsin – where it’s winter for 7 months out of the year.

Luckily, I’ve got a chili recipe that’s supremely easy, and doesn’t take long at all to make. Only four ingredients! I don’t mind making a meal for myself when I have to put zero effort into it. If no one else wants it, that means more for me! I’ve never really been good at sharing food anyway.

Simple Paleo Chili - made with just four ingredients |

Another great part about this paleo chili recipe? It’s salt-free! And its gluten free. These things tend to happen naturally when you cook with whole foods! Well, I’m also making more of an effort to reduce or eliminate salt from my food.

salt free chili seasoning

This seasoning mix can be used for one whole batch of chili.

So… I guess technically there are a few more than four ingredients in this recipe since you make your own seasoning blend. But you can make it in a large batch, and just scoop it out when you’re ready to make this four ingredient chili on the next brisk (or humid?) day! The amount of seasoning used comes out to about 1/5 of a cup (10 teaspoons).

Simple Paleo Chili - made with just four ingredients |


4 Ingredient Chili




Yield 4 servings


  • one batch of chili seasoning (approximately 1/5-1/4 cup seasoning made in bulk)
  • 28 oz ground turkey
  • 29 oz salt-free tomato sauce
  • 16 oz salt-free diced tomatoes


  1. Brown ground turkey in a large pot. Drain grease once completely cooked.
  2. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and seasoning.
  3. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Smother in your favorite toppings – try Greek yogurt, cheddar cheese, and green onion.


1 serving is 10 Weight Watchers points.

Courses Chili, Dinner

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 recipe

Amount Per Serving

Calories 407

% Daily Value

Total Fat 15 g


Saturated Fat 5 g


Cholesterol 140 mg


Sodium 199 mg


Total Carbohydrates 25 g


Dietary Fiber 6 g


Sugars 13 g

Protein 43 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Simple Paleo Chili - made with just four ingredients |


What’s your take – is chili only for cold weather? Please say no!

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