Notes

Note: This chili can be made in advance stored in the refrigerator covered and just warm or add to a slow cooker on warm until ready to serve!

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons oilve oil
  • 1 small sweet potato, cut up into small squares (all the same size)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 Cup yellow onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 Pound lean ground chuck
  • 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 Cup beef broth
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 Ounces all natural dark chocolate
  • 1 Tablespoon Simply Organic chili powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Simply Organic cumin
  • 2 Teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Simply Organic cinnamon
  • 2 Teaspoons sea salt (divided)
  • 1 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper (divided)

Directions

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet covered with foil or parchment paper (for easy clean up). Place sweet potatoes on baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon sea salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper. Bake for 20 minutes, Remove and let cool. Pull out a large pot and under medium-high heat. Add olive oil. peppers, and onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Add minced garlic and stir using a wooden spoon. Add beef and sauté until cooked  breaking apart with your wooden spoon.(about 7-10 minutes). Add your tomatoes, tomato paste, beef broth, chipotle peppers, broth, spices, salt, pepper and partially cooked sweet potato. Combine using your wooden spoon. Cover and let simmer for about 10-15 minutes . Taste for any additional spices.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving622
Total Fat37g58%
Sugar23gN/A
Saturated13g64%
Cholesterol111mg37%
Protein40g80%
Carbs38g13%
Vitamin A507µg56%
Vitamin B124µg63%
Vitamin B61mg53%
Vitamin C61mg100%
Vitamin D0.2µgN/A
Vitamin E5mg24%
Vitamin K23µg29%
Calcium113mg11%
Fiber8g33%
Folate (food)43µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)43µg11%
Iron8mg42%
Magnesium122mg30%
Monounsaturated17gN/A
Niacin (B3)11mg56%
Phosphorus456mg65%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium1377mg39%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg29.4%
Sodium1119mg47%
Sugars, added15gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.7mg49.6%
Trans1gN/A
Zinc9mg63%