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Healthy Roots Chili

Slow cooked to tender perfection our Healthy Roots Chili boasts a bounty of earthy produce. Brimming with savory ground beef and chunks of carrot and sweet potato in a beet and pumpkin puree fortified broth this wintery dish brings a comforting satisfaction to your dinner table.
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Healthy Roots Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cook Ground Beef
  • 15 ounces Sliced Beets, Canned
  • 2 cups dice Carrot
  • 2 cups peel and dice Sweet Potato
  • 16 ounces Pumpkin, Canned
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Rosemary, Dried
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Sea Salt
  • 3 teaspoons Basil, Dried
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 20 fluid ounces Kettle & Fire's Beef Bone Broth
  • 2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar

Freezer Containers

  • 2 Gallon Freezer Bags

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups chili
  • 194 Calories
  • 3g Fat
  • 1g Sat Fat
  • 43mg Cholesterol
  • 1049mg Sodium
  • 501mg Potassium
  • 23g Carbs
  • 7g Fiber
  • 12g Sugars
  • 20g Protein
  • 5 WW+ Points
  • 6 WW Smart Points

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Add browned ground beef to a slow cooker.
  2. In a food mill or food processor puree beets until smooth.
  3. Add beets and all remaining ingredients to the slow cooker. Stir to combine
  4. Cook on low 6 hours until carrots are tender, stirring occasionally.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Add browned ground beef to a slow cooker.
  2. In a food mill or food processor puree beets until smooth.
  3. Add beets and all remaining ingredients to the slow cooker. Stir to combine
  4. Cook on low 6 hours until carrots are tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. Cool completely.
  6. Divide chili among allocated number of freezer bags, label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Reheat 2-4 minutes in microwave, stirring halfway through.

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  1. Wow! Thanks for a great winter recipe. For those that don’t have a slow cooker or are pressed for time, I’ve found this works very well on the stovetop (simmering on medium-low heat for an hour, with a quick stir every 5 min or so).

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