Beef and Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili

Beef and Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili

You’ll find this Beef and Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili recipe super easy to make and super easy to eat! I think my husband and I finished the whole pot in a matter of 2 days. It is delicious and comforting, perfect for those colder days when all we want to do is get cozy at home and catch up on some Netflix TV shows. It’s also perfect for days like the Super Bowl…and since that day is coming up here real soon, this recipe is here just in the nick of time!

You can make this chili recipe in advance, and just keep it warm in your crockpot for when your family or friends are over to watch the game. A good idea is to place bowls and spoons next to it, so that everyone can just help themselves to a cup whenever they feel like having a nice little bowl of soup. Also, putting condiments next to the chili will bring some fun and creative freedom to your guests; you can place hot sauce, a small bowl of cilantro, a small bowl of cheese (if your guests eat cheese) or a small bowl of avocado slices next to it for them to add what they like. These little additions will make this recipe extra good and extra fun.

Because this chili recipe excludes beans, you don’t have to worry about eating just one bowl! It will not bring discomfort or bloating, so eat away.

My husband likes to top it off with crushed sweet potato chips to add a little crunch. If you’re anything like him, and like a little crunch with every bite, you may want to try his trick. Happy cooking!

Beef and Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili
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This Beef and Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili is simple to prepare, comforting, great tasting and packs a great nutritional punch.
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 cups
For the beef:
  • 1 lb. ground organic beef
  • ¼ cup minced white onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano pepper, minced
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground paprika
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
For the Chili:
  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 28-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 32 oz. low sodium vegetable broth
  • ½ white onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili powder
  1. Place a skillet over medium heat and add coconut oil. Once hot, add in minced garlic and onions, and cook until garlic is golden and onions are translucent. Add in serrano peppers and cook for another 2 minutes. Add in ground beef, helping it break apart with a wooden spoon, and stir beef constantly for about 3 minutes. Mix in sea salt, black pepper, cumin and paprika, cover with a lid and let beef cook for 10 minutes. Remove lid and continue to stir until all the liquid evaporates. Turn heat off and set aside.
  2. Add sweet potatoes to a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and let potatoes cook for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, place diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, onions, spices, maple syrup and beef in a crockpot. Once potatoes are done cooking, drain them and add them to the crockpot. Close crockpot with a lid and cook on low for 5 hours. Serve and top with chopped cilantro and avocado slices.
Tools You’ll Need:
- Crockpot
- Medium pot
- Frying pan
- Cutting board and knife
- Vegetable peeler
- Spatula
- Measuring cups
- Measuring spoons
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup -- Calories: 289 Fat: 19 g. Carbohydrates: 20 g. Protein: 10 g.

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