Sweet Potato Chipotle Chili Crock Pot
This chipotle chili recipe is a beanless healthy but hearty, spicy-sweet combination. This recipe combines great veggies as in cauliflower rice, onion, sweet potato, tomatoes, and spices combined with ground meat to make a hearty flavorful crockpot without a lot of effort.
Author: Michelle Hanson
Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.
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1 First, chop and peel your potatoes. Place in microwave-safe bowl and steam with the 1 tbsp water in them for 2-3 minutes or until tender.
2 Brown meat in skillet, drain grease. Then place in crockpot.
3 Add your canned tomatoes, sweet potato, onion cauliflower, broth, and mix together.
4 Finally, add your seasonings and chipotle peppers with sauce. Add your bell peppers here if you are using it.
5 Stir and cook on high for 3-4 hours. If you browned your meat prior then cooking time will be less. Around 1-2 hours high, checking at 1 hour or so.
6 Add more paprika and or black pepper/sea salt when finished cooking if desired.
7 Garnish with cilantro. Additional toppings: cheese, tortilla chips. as desired