A simple yet delicious Crock pot chili. There are so many ways for you to modify this and make it to your liking. Please just use this as a base and feel free to get creative, its the easiest way for you to experiment with your taste buds. Add more vegetables, play with the meat combinations with turkey, bison, even chicken if you so please. Don’t forget to share your outcomes and modifications and most of all, ENJOY!!!
Caveman Chili and Rice
- 2 medium yellow onions chopped
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 2 green bell peppers chopped
- 2 pounds ground chuck beef
- 14 ounces tomatoes canned, drained, chopped
- 4 ounces green chilies canned, chopped
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup beef or chicken broth
- 1 head of cauliflower cut into florets
- In a saute pan, saute the onions, peppers, and garlic until they start to become soft
- Next add in the ground beef and cook until brown, then drain off the excess fat
- Transfer the meat and vegetables to your crock pot
- Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well
- Cover and cook on low for 6 hours
- Enjoy and serve over a bed of cauliflower rice
- Place all of your cauliflower florets into your food processor and blend down until you get the texture and consistency of rice
- Transfer to a microwaveable safe dish and cover, DO NOT ADD WATER
- Microwave on high for 5 minutes, remove from microwave, add some salt, pepper, and garlic to taste and serve
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Really good! I’ve only had this recipe saved for…. 6 years? :D Finally got around to busting out my saved recipes again and get my butt in shape. Used half the cumin since the hubby isn’t a fan, dash of cinnamon and unsweetened chocolate powder. Topped with some cheddar, fresh cilantro, and fat free Icelandic yogurt and it was even better. Thank you!
Absolutely wonderful! Made this for dinner tonight…great meal to end my sugar detox with!
What’s going to be the first meal you get back to after the detox? :)
Just made this for dinner tonight and it was delicious!!! I actually forgot the chicken broth, but it was still awesome. My ten-year old devoured it. Thanks for all the great recipes!!!
You’re so welcome! Glad your little man liked it.
Made this to today – wow it is good. Garnished with a little avocado and never missed the beans, cheese and saltines I always used to put in chili. Thanks for the yummy recipe!
You’re so welcome :) Glad you forgot about those saltines!!
Absolutely love this meal!!! And I love that there is plenty for leftovers!!
Exactly… it’s all about the leftovers, right? :)
Woow! I’ve never tried cauliflower rice. Everything turned out perfect! Damn delicious! Thanks Civilized Caveman, all the way from South Africa! :)
You’re so welcome. Cauliflower rice is one of my favorite side dishes… always hits the spot.
THIS was a spectacular recipe! Just made it last night and WOW! LOVED it! Turned out amazing! THank you for the awesome site brother! I will most definitely be using the hell out of it and making more of the delicious goodness you have on here!!!
You’re so welcome. Glad you enjoyed the chili :)
sautee in butter or coconut oil on low/medium (depending on your stove) to taste
I just made the best tasting cauliflower rice with lime garlic and cilantro on the stove top in a frying pan, ahh died and when the cauliflower rice heaven !
No need to get hostile, just steam it
Leah in Canada
Have to say this rice is wonderful!!!! It’s going to be our staple side :) so many flavors can be added – just yum yum! We microwaved the ‘rice’ with some shredded almonds then stirred in a little garlic butter, and salt and pepper!!! Delicious!!!!!
That sounds amazing :)
haha, that’s all I have to say about this recipe.. I was on a time crunch, and stupidly started this at 7pm, so cut the time short on cooking it, but even then… WOW. it was absolutely delicious.
I added in some pineapples, since I don’t like spicy chili, and it still came out pretty awesome. Next time I make it, I’ll be sure to do it exactly to the recipe, but I already love it.
Tasty chili! However, as I grew up in Louisiana and lived in Texas for a number of years, I found that we needed to ramp up the spices to suit our taste. (And no, two onions are definitely not excessive! :-) ) I threw in a good bit of chili powder (didn’t measure, just guessed), a bit more salt and black pepper, and some Slap Ya Mama (tasty good Cajun seasoning), and we added more tomatoes. That worked for us. I love the way the cauliflower “rice” turned out – good way to get in extra veggies! I expect I’ll use that method of preparing the cauliflower for other recipes as well.
That sounds delish too
how many servings does this recipe make?
Jim it says 6-8 servings
ha. completely missed that. thx!
Love this recipe! It is so delicious!! I added a pinch of cinnamon to it today when I made it. Mmmmm-mmmm, good!
I’ll have to try that next time
Cinnamon? You must be from Cincinnati.
East Coast :)
Okay, here we are trying to be healthy and stuff, and you’re using the microwave? In 5 minutes, you could have sauteed that cauliflower rice in some coconut oil–just sayin’…
are you sure about 2 onions? that seems excessive.
I am positive lol, its my recipe haha