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Chili with Cheddar Jalapeño Bacon Biscuits Recipe

As the chill of winter wraps its icy fingers around us, there’s nothing more comforting than huddling up in the warmth of our homes with a hearty bowl of chili. It’s a universal remedy for the cold weather blues, perfect for cozy evenings, laid-back weekends, or even as a festive centerpiece for a winter gathering. Imagine a dish that not only warms your body but also delights your taste buds with a symphony of flavors – that’s what this recipe for Chili with Cheddar Jalapeño Bacon Biscuits offers. Let’s dive into a culinary adventure where warmth meets flavor, creating a winter staple that’s sure to be a hit.

Chili with Cheddar Jalapeño Bacon Biscuits

A warm bowl of chili paired with cheesy, spicy biscuits that promises to comfort and satisfy.


For the Chili:

  • 1 lb chili beef
  • 1 tablespoon red chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 32 ounces beef stock
  • 1 can black soybeans (Eden Foods or similar)

For the Biscuits:

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeños, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream


  1. Season chili beef with red chile powder, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Brown in a large sauté pan in batches.
  2. Sauté chopped onion and minced garlic in the same pan, adding more spices as needed.
  3. Return the beef to the pan, add diced tomatoes and beef stock, and simmer for 4 hours.
  4. About an hour before serving, stir in black soybeans.
  5. For the biscuits, preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Mix almond flour, baking powder, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  6. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese, jalapeños, and bacon.
  7. Whisk together eggs and heavy cream, then fold into the dry ingredients until combined.
  8. Drop spoonfuls of the batter onto a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  9. Serve chili with a dollop of sour cream, shredded cheese, avocado slices, chopped chives, and a side of biscuits.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

This chili and biscuit combo is designed with the keto diet in mind, focusing on low-carb, high-fat ingredients to keep you satisfied and warm without breaking your carb bank.

  • Chili Beef: Practically zero carbs, packed with protein.
  • Black Soybeans: Low in carbs, high in fiber and protein.
  • Almond Flour: Low in carbs and high in healthy fats.
  • Cheddar Cheese & Heavy Cream: Minimal carbs, high in fat and flavor.

Total carbs for the dish depend on portion sizes but are kept to a minimum to support your keto lifestyle.

A Cozy Conclusion

There you have it – a hearty, comforting dish that’s perfect for any winter day. This Chili with Cheddar Jalapeño Bacon Biscuits recipe is more than just food; it’s a warm hug in a bowl, accompanied by a side of joy in the form of spicy, cheesy biscuits. It proves that staying true to your keto diet doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or comfort. Whether you’re feeding a crowd or just looking to warm up your weeknights, this dish is sure to become a beloved staple. So go ahead, give it a try, and let the coziness envelop you.

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