Chipotle Chocolate Chili

Chipotle Chocolate Chili
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  • 3 tablespoon 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 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 ounce all natural dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon simply organic chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon simply organic cumin
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon simply organic cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt (divided)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper (divided)
  1. Directions
  2. 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.