Crockpot Sweet Potato Chili (Paleo)
This chili recipe is thick and savory, perfect for a cold winter's night. It is grain, sugar, and dairy-free and has the perfect balance of both spicy and sweet. You can definitely adjust the spiciness level, so don't write this off if you aren't a spicy person! (See ingredient list below.) It is also made from all clean ingredients and is completely Paleo.
This makes a lot, so I often freeze half and save for a night when I don't feel like cooking. Enjoy!
2 lbs ground beef (I use 93/7 lean ground beef)
1 red onion, diced
1 tsp minced garlic
1 can tomato sauce, 29.5 oz
2 c petite diced tomatoes with juice
3 c beef stock
1 c carrots, sliced
5 c sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp thyme
2 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1/4 c chili powder (use less if you don't like it spicy)
dash of oregano
dash of red pepper flakes (eliminate if you don't like it spicy)
In a large sauce pan, brown ground beef, onion, and garlic. Drain off the fat.
Place ground beef in the crockpot and add all other ingredients on top.
Stir well, mixing everything together thoroughly.
Simmer on low all day (6-8 hours) or on high (4-5 hours).
Makes 13 one cup servings.
Per serving: 191 calories; 5g Fat, 19g Carbs, 17g Protein.
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Recipe and pictures adapted from: https://www.tastesoflizzyt.com/paleo-sweet-potato-chili/