Acorn Squash and Sweet Potato Chili

Acorn Squash and Sweet Potato Chili
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4
This hearty acorn squash and sweet potato chili combines healthy peppers, root vegetables and ground beef for a savory delight!
  • 1½ lbs ground beef
  • 28 oz fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 18 oz diced tomatoes
  • ½ c beef broth
  • 1 medium acorn squash seeded and skinned, large diced
  • 3 small skinned sweet potatoes, large diced (equal to 1½ cups)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 green bell peppers, diced
  • 1 green chili, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T chili powder
  • ½ T oregano
  • 1 t coriander
  • 1 T olive oil
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  1. In a large stock pot heat oil.
  2. Add diced peppers, onion and garlic.
  3. Cook 1-2 minutes over high heat, stirring frequently.
  4. Reduce heat to medium, add ground beef and brown.
  5. Once browned add diced tomatoes, broth and seasonings. Cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Add squash and potato. Cook an additional 30 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.


Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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