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A white bowl with chili with sweet potatoes
Slow Cooker Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Chili
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 10 mins

Slow Cooker Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Chili, a comforting dish for the cold days ahead. It's bursting with amazing flavours, and it's super easy to make. A must-have dinner recipe for busy families.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: International
Keyword: slow cooker beef recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 433 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 500 g ground beef (about 1 lb)
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1/2 yellow pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 can plum tomatoes (or chopped tomatoes)
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/4 cup beef broth (stock)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • fresh parsley to garnish
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • grated cheese (optional)
  • 1 tsp ground chilli peppers
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  1. Heat up the oil in a pan set over a stove top.

  2. Add the ground beef and use a spatula or wooden spoon to break it, stirring continuously until no longer pink.

  3. Transfer the brown meat to the slow cooker.

  4. Peel and chop the sweet potatoes, onion and garlic, then chop the peppers.

  5. Add them to the slow cooker together with the plum tomatoes, spices, bay leaves, salt, pepper and beef broth.

  6. Leave to cook on high for about 3.5-4 hours, or on low for 6-7 hours.

  7. Add the tomato puree, chopped parsley, and give it a good stir.

  8. Top with grated cheese.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 433 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 325mg14%
Potassium 718mg21%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 10203IU204%
Vitamin C 70mg85%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.