Sweet Potato Chili

Sweet Potato Chili
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Need a dinner idea? My kids request this Sweet Potato Chili (see recipe below) alllll the time. Shhh...don't tell them that it's healthy. SWEET POTATO CHILI RECIPE: Ingredients:

1 lb lean ground bison or turkey 1 large onion, peeled and chopped fine 3 stalks celery, tough strings removed, chopped fine 1 thick sweet carrot, peeled and grated 3 cloves garlic, passed through a garlic press 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, separated 1 Tbsp unsulfured molasses 1 can (15 oz) navy beans, drained and rinsed 1 can (19 oz) diced, low-sodium peeled plum tomatoes* 1 can (15 oz) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 3/4 cup chicken stock* 1 medium sweet potato, peeled, cooked and mashed 1 Tbsp chili powder

Instructions:

1. Put 1 tablespoon olive oil in medium skillet and heat over medium-high flame. Add ground bison or turkey and cook until browned. Transfer browned meat from skillet into a fine mesh sieve and let drain.

2. Heat remaining tablespoon olive oil over medium flame in a Dutch oven**. Add garlic, onion, carrot and celery. Cook until vegetables become soft, about 5 minutes.

3. Add drained meat, chili powder, molasses, tomatoes, potatoes and beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. **You can cook vegetables in a skillet and transfer all ingredients to your crockpot and slow cook for several hours. #kellifrancefood