Paleo Bison Chili With Tri-Color Peppers (Gluten-Free) Recipe

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I have only had bison once in my life and it was a stew that I created. My little family of 3 was so pleased with it so I decided that this week I would purchase a package of organic ground bison from Kroger and create a chili with it. I also wanted this chili to be paleo so there are no beans in this chili and it is gluten-free as well. I hope you find this paleo bison chili to be delightful at your dinner-table!


One of the highlights in this paleo bison chili is that it does have three colors of bell peppers in it: red, orange, and yellow. I love a chili that is chockful of peppers! My chili just has to have peppers in it.

I also had a chili seasoning packet from Spice Miser and I decided I would give that a whirl this week too. Spice Miser never disappoints. I picked up that spice packet on my last trip to Eastern Market. If you do not have access to get this Spice Miser packet I have modified the recipe to reflect the ingredients found in it. This paleo bison chili had the most wonderful flavor from this little spice packet.

Tri-Color Pepper Bison Chili - Paleo and gluten-free

Tri-Color Pepper Bison Chili – Paleo and gluten-free

Tried It Out Tuesday with ground bison meat in my paleo chili

This post is a day late for Tried It Out Tuesday because I was feeling a bit under the weather last night. I wanted to get around to posting it last night but I was just utterly exhausted and had too much brain fog to write after dinner. I enjoy doing my posts in the morning with a couple of cups of warm coffee by my side.

As I stated earlier, I have only had bison once before in my life and it was in a stew. I already knew I was going to enjoy this ground bison because I enjoyed the chunks that I had in my stew. Bison is not a meat that people typically eat. When I make a chili I usually go with ground grass-fed beef or some lean ground turkey.

When comparing the bison to ground beef it does have somewhat of a similar texture but the bison did seem slightly more tender than the beef. When comparing the ground bison to beef, the bison has a sweeter taste to it. It is not gamey at all, to me anyway. The bison meat does have a very flavor to it and I really did enjoy it in this batch of chili.

Bison nutrition

If you are looking for a good source of protein in your next chili, why not give bison a try? A typical serving (4 oz) of ground bison contains 17 grams of protein. That four-ounce serving is also pretty low in calories coming too in at around 124 calories. That bison meat is also a great source of iron with 2.3mg per serving.

The most perfect chili seasoning

The Spice Miser packet of chili seasoning that I picked up at Eastern Market this past weekend contains the following: allspice, clove powder, chili peppers, cumin, salt, oregano, and garlic. This all amounts to the greatest way to season the bison and the peppers. To me, these are some essential ingredients to chili that lends some great flavor to it.

Fire roasted tomatoes

I am a big fan of all the Muir Glen organic tomatoes. I went with the fire-roasted diced tomatoes for this chili. These tomatoes are low on salt and sugar. I like to go with low-sodium canned ingredients and add my own salt to taste. Muir Glen tomatoes also do not contain any added sugars. There are 3g of natural sugars per half-cup serving. You can go ahead and click the image below to stock up on these awesome tomatoes on Amazon.

 

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Final thoughts

I am really pleased with how this paleo bison chili recipe turned out and I am sharing with you in hopes that you will give this paleo chili a whirl! Release your primal instinct and dig right in with your spoon! The recipe is provided below, just scroll down and scope it out. If you do decide to make it I would love to hear your thoughts on it.

Have you ever tried bison? Leave me a comment and let me know! Will you be giving this paleo bison chili recipe a whirl? I would love to hear from you!

 

Related post:

Paleo Turkey & Turmeric Chil RECIPE, Gluten-Free

 

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Tri Color Pepper Bison Chili (Paleo & Gluten-Free)
This paleo bison chili is perfect for the primal eater. This is the most perfect paleo and gluten-free dish for a chilly autumn day and is sure to warm you up.
Tri-Color Pepper Bison Chili
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Ingredients
Servings
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Ingredients
Tri-Color Pepper Bison Chili
Instructions
  1. Gather and prep all the ingredients. Onion and peppers need to be diced. The garlic needs to be minced.
    The main ingredients that I used in my Tri-Color Bison Chili
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large saute pan. When the pan is warm add the ground bison. Use a wooden spoon to break up the pieces of meat.
    One pound of Simple Truth Organic Natural Ground Bison
  3. Brown the meat and add in the diced onion and minced garlic. Stir.
  4. Add in the diced bell peppers
    Three colors of diced bell peppers ready for the chili
  5. Time to add in all of the seasonings. Add in the garlic powder, allspice, clove, cumin, oregano, and chili powder. Stir it all up so everything is seasoned.
  6. Season with garlic salt and pepper (to taste)
  7. After cooking these ingredients for a few minutes place them all in a slow-cooker that is set to low for 6 hours.
  8. Add in the 2 cans of fire-roasted tomatoes. Stir all ingredients up until well incorporated.
  9. Cook on low for 6 hours.
  10. Eat and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

I revised this recipe to include the contents that are in the Spice Miser packet since most readers do not have access to this seasoning packet.

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