Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this quick chili recipe on a pressure cooking site, but the recipe belongs to Spyce at I am saving it here for safe keeping. I found out how good chili can be, by using cocoa, when I tried Wonka Chili by flower7. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the ground beef in the pressure cooker over medium high heat until brown and crumbly.
  2. Remove beef and drain excess grease.
  3. Add olive oil, onion, bell pepper and jalapeno pepper to pressure cooker.
  4. Cook on medium high heat, stirring, for 3 or 4 minutes, until the onion is translucent.
  5. Add garlic, cook and stir a few times.
  6. Return the meat to the pressure cooker, add the kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, cocoa powder, chili powder, cumin, salt, water and red pepper flakes (if using).
  7. Place lid on pressure cooker and lock. Bring cooker up to pressure, 15 psi.
  8. Reduce heat to maintain pressure and cook for 8 minutes.
  9. Remove cooker from the heat and allow to cool on its own, 5 to 10 minutes.
  10. When pressure is fully released, remove lid, stir chili, and serve.


Most Helpful

I Loved this! I just purchased a pressure cooker, and having a blast with it.. I used up the last of my ground venison with this recipe. I will be using this again!

Deborah B. May 15, 2016

Doesn't get much easier than this. Very tasty too. Always on the lookout for pressure cooker recipes that I can make in the RV and this one goes on my list. (one pot meals are a blessing in the small galley). I subbed ground turkey for the ground beef. Made for Spring 2013 PAC.

Outta Here March 27, 2013

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