The cold weather is here! The easiest Instant Pot Chili is on the blog.  Chili is a delicious bowl of goodness to warm up with. Comfort in a bowl.

Only a few ingredients are needed. This Cajun Power is a chili starter meaning all you need is the ground beef and whatever additional spices or herbs you might want to use. This makes it really easy to create a quick and simple dinner for your family.


  • 2.5 lbs of ground beef
  • Diced onions (1/2 of onion)
  • Chicken broth (8 oz)
  • Jar of Cajun Power (32 oz) or chili starter
  • Slap ya mama (season to taste)
  • Smoked paprika (season to taste)
  • Onion powder (season to taste)
  • Garlic powder (season to taste)
  • Cilantro (optional)
  • Shredded cheese (optional)
  • Olive oil 1-2 tbsp


  1. Hit the sauté button on the instant pot.
  2. Add the olive oil.
  3. Brown the ground beef on the sauté setting of instant pot.
  4. As the meat is browning season the ground beef with slap ya mama. Stirring often until brown.
  5. Drain the ground beef.
  6. Return the ground beef to the instant pot.
  7. Switch the instant pot setting to bean/chili setting.
  8. Add in the onions. Stirring often. Approximately 5 minutes.
  9. Add in the chicken broth. Stir.
  10. Add in the jar of Cajun power or chili starter. Heat for 8 -10 minutes. Stirring often. Taste.
  11. Add in some additional slap ya mama, onion powder, garlic powder and smoked paprika. Approximately 1 tbsp of each. Stir. Taste.
  12. Toss in some cilantro. Stir. Cook additional 3 minutes. Stir.
  13. Optional step, add some hot sauce to give it some spice!
  14. Serve with cornbread, crackers, over rice or as is. So yummy.
  15. Enjoy!

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