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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Lunch & Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free
  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Lunch & Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 pound 90% lean ground beef
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1 1/22 cups diced sweet potatoes (roughly 1 large sweet potato or 2 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 115 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 115 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained

Method

  1. Heat the avocado oil in a large heavy bottomed pot or dutch oven over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the ground beef and cook until brown, breaking it up as it cooks.
  2. Next, add the minced garlic, diced onion salt, and spices, to the ground beef and cook until the onion begins to become tender.
  3. Add the diced sweet potatoes, beef broth, diced tomatoes, and black beans to the pot. Stir until well combined.
  4. Bring the chili to a boil and then reduce the heat to low. Let the chili simmer for 20-30 minutes, until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  5. Serve with your favorite toppings like green onion onion, sour cream, avocado, shredded cheddar, sliced jalapeño, and cilantro.

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