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Instant Pot Chili Recipe

Chili is always a family favorite and it is so easy to make in the Instant Pot. This Instant Pot Chili Recipe is ready in a fraction of the time it takes to make traditional chili. 
Course Dinner
Cuisine southwestern
Keyword chili, instant pot
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 267kcal



  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 16 oz can tomatoes
  • 16 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 can kidney beans rinsed
  • 5 tbsp chilli powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp Cayenne pepper
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Optional Toppings
  • Cheese
  • Onion
  • Green Onion


  • Place ground beef into skillet and brown meat.
  • Once browned, pour into strainer and drain excess grease.
  • Add ground beef to the Instant Pot.
  • Dice green peppers and onions, placing into pot once diced.
  • Open can of tomatoes and sauce and pour into pot.
  • Drain one can of kidney beans and pour into the Instant Pot.
  • Add chilli powder and Cayenne pepper seasoning, stirring to mix.
  • Add 2 cups of water and mix well.
  • Seal the lid and set timer to CHILI/BEANS - 30.
  • Once it is finished release the pressure valve.
  • Optional - serve with your favorite toppings such as onion, shredded cheese and green onion.


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 662mg | Potassium: 885mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2905IU | Vitamin C: 30.2mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 4.6mg