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Beef and Sweet Potato Chili



  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped fine
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 4 cloves of fresh garlic grated
  • 2 pounds of grass fed beef or ground turkey
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 4 cups chopped sweet potatoes cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 3 cups beef broth


  • Combine all the spices, salt and pepper in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pot and cook onions, peppers and carrots until the onions begin to turn translucent. Add garlic and ground meat. Continue to cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon or potato masher, until meat is completely browned,
  • Add in reserved spices and tomato paste and stir to combine. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add in sweet potatoes, crushed tomatoes and broth. Stir to combine. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and cover and simmer for 30 minutes, until sweet potatoes have softened. Correct seasonings as needed.
  • Top with avocado slices and fresh cilantro if desired.
  • This recipe yields 8-10 servings