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Paleo Sweet Potato Chili

  • Author: Katja from Savory Lotus
  • Yield: 6 1x

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of grass fed beef or bison (I used bison)
  • 1 TBS ghee, butter, or coconut oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped fine
  • 4 cloves of fresh garlic, chopped fine
  • 4 cups chopped sweet potatoes (the orange ones that are really called yams), chopped into 1 inch pieces.
  • 1/2 to 1 cup celery, diced
  • 2 cups of your favorite red sauce OR crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups good quality homemade broth
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp celtic sea salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 TBS chili powder
  • 1 TBS cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp allspice powder
  • For garnish:
  • avocado slices
  • fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Combine all the spices and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt fat of choice in large pots and cook onions until begin to turn translucent and a titch brown. Add ground meat and garlic. Continue to cook until meat is completely browned.
  3. Pour in red sauce (or crushed tomatoes) and broth. Add spice mixture. Give it a good mix, cover, and let simmer for 5 minutes to meld flavors.
  4. Add sweet potatoes and celery, give another good mix, cover, and let simmer very gently for 40 minutes, stirring a a couple of times.
  5. Top with loads of avocado slices and fresh cilantro and serve. ENJOY!!