If you’re looking for a hearty Paleo & Whole30 Chili recipe, then this one is perfect for you! It’s nutrient dense, with healthy fats, complex carbs, and veggies. This chili is a must-try if you’re sensitive to legumes and looking for a warm chili alternative during these cold months!
It’s been a while since I’ve done a Whole30. Three years, to be exact. I remember this, because right after I finished it, I got pregnant with my youngest. I really hope that’s a side effect that I skip this time!
I’ve spent the last two years overcoming my Hashimoto’s diagnosis, and then the last 8 months dealing with my Lyme disease diagnosis. So while I’ve been focusing on overhauling my food habits and been eating pretty clean for the most part, I really needed to get strict after the holidays this year. So hellooooo, Whole30.
The Whole30 really isn’t that different from my everyday diet, the biggest part being that I can’t have quinoa or sugar. I don’t have a lot of sugar usually, but I do love maple syrup in my coffee. So that hasn’t been super fun.
So since I’ve been cutting back on what I’m allowed to eat, I’ve been finding the most delicious recipes possible to make sure I don’t get bored. I can tell you, this sweet potato Whole30 chili is the best meal that I’ve tried in a long time, and I love how easy it was.
You know it was good when both of the kids had second helpings. And I may or may not have spotted one of them licking some off the table. Boys will be boys.
Sweet Potato Whole30 Chili
This sweet potato whole30 chili will warm your belly, please your family, and won't leave you bloated from legumes. And it's easy- made in the instant pot or crockpot!
- 2 lbs grass-fed organic ground beef
- 1 onion diced
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 2 14 oz cans tomato sauce
- 2 10 oz cans Rotel tomatoes & green chiles
- 3 cups bone broth
- 3 large organic sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
- 1 bag frozen organic spinach leaves
- 1/2 bag frozen bell peppers
- 4 Tbsp chili powder
- 2 tsp Himalayan sea salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
Saute the beef in the instant pot until browned
Once browned, add the rest of the the ingredients to the Instant Pot, and cook on manual, high pressure for 7 minutes.
You can quick release the pressure if you're in a hurry, or let it come down naturally.
For crockpot cooking
On the stove, brown beef until cooked through.
Drain excess fat.
Add beef and remaining ingredients to crockpot. Stir.
Cook on low for 6 hours, or high for 4.
While you can make this in either the crockpot or Instant Pot, I prefer the Instant Pot way. It’s so much faster, the taste is delicious, and I love how tender everything gets in such a short period of time. The result is perfection!
Do you have a favorite Instant pot Whole30 meal?