Sweet Potato Chili

Sweet Potato Chili

Indulge yourself in a bowl of Paleo Sweet Potato Chili that is spicy and full of beef. It’s thick, rich,and slightly sweet while being grain free and dairy free.     Prep time 20 min      Cook time 35 min       Total time 55 min

316 Calories        serves 10

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 TBSP Southern olive Garlic infused oil
  • 2 lbs of hamburger
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 1 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 can of tomato sauce 29.5 ounces
  • 2 cups of petite diced tomato with juice
  • 3 cups of beef stock
  • 1 cup of carrots sliced
  • 5 cups of sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 chili powder
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • dash of oregano
  • dash of red pepper flakes
  • 1 (12 oz) can organic black beans drained and rinsed ( can leave out to make  paleo)
  • 1 can organic corn ( can leave out to make paleo)

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large saucepan, brown hamburger, onions, and garlic. Drain the fat.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the saucepan.Mix well, bring to a boil,and simmer, covered, for 30-40 minutes until sweet potatoes and carrots are cooked through.
  3. Remove and discard bay leaves. Then Serve!
  4. Slow cooker option: instead of simmering the chili, you can brown the ground beef, drain the fat and place it in the slow cooker. Add the other ingredients and let it simmer all day. ( 6-8 hours low,  4-5 hours high)

 

 

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