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.
6 Servings Recipe By Pin Print
Healthy Roots Chili

Ingredients

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving = 1.5 cups
  • 260 Calories
  • 8g Total Fat
  • 3.5g Sat Fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • 50mg Cholesterol
  • 920mg Sodium
  • 26g Total Carb
  • 4g Fiber
  • 11g Total Sugars (Includes 0g Added Sugars)
  • 20g Protein
  • 5 WW SmartPoints
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Fat
  • 0 Fruit
  • 0 Milk
  • 0 Other Carb
  • 1 Starch
  • 2 Veg
  • 2 Lean Meat

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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