Monday, May 11, 2015

Monday Meal Idea - Sweet Potato Chili

1 T  of coconut oil
4 cloves of garlic, chopped
1/2 to cup of celery, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 cup or more of diced/crushed tomatoes
1lb of ground beef or turkey (optional)
4 cups of sweet potatoes
2 cups or more of beef broth
1/2 tsp of sea salt
2 bay leaves
1 T of cumin
2 T of chili powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp of allspice
1/4 tsp of ginger
Optional: avocado spices, cilantro


Combine all of your spices and salt into a small bowl and set aside

In a large soup pot melt your oil over medium heat and add your onions. Saute until they become translucent. Add in your meat and garlic and cook until meat is browned

Pour in your tomatoes and beef broth.  Add in your spices.  Stir to combine and simmer 5 to 10 minutes.

Add in your sweet potatoes and celery.  Stir and simmer for 40 minutes. 

Serve and top with avocado and cilantro.

Adapted from "It starts with food cookbook".

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