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Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. ground bison or ground beef
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 4-oz. can diced green chilies
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut in ½-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 2 28-oz. cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups Whole30-compliant chicken or beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground chipotle or ancho chili powder
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground meat until just cooked through.
  2. Transfer to the slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients, cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until sweet potatoes are tender. Feel free to add more seasonings if you wish.
  3. Serve with additional toppings as desired.

Toppings (3 ways)

  1. Add crunch and a flare of flavor with slices of jicama, roughly chopped cilantro and a lime wedge.
  2. Add a kick with slices of jalapeno peppers and chopped green onions.
  3. Add a fried egg to up the protein and serve it over a bed of greens for a mean and green hearty bowl of chili.

Notes

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Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/10th of recipe
  • Calories: 235
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 21g