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Chili Just Got Hotter

Prep Time:

30 Minutes

Cook Time:

25-30 Minutes


4-6 Servings

Oven Temp:



Easy to do at home chili con carne Wild Girls style !


  • 250gr sweet potatoes

  • 450gr minced beef

  • 1tsp chili powder + 1 pinch

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 1 big chopped onion

  • 2 peppers

  • 1 tsp cinnamon + 1 pinch

  • 1 tsp cumin powder + 1 pinch

  • 2 chilis

  • 1 small bunch of coriander

  • 400gr red beans (previously soaked for about 12h)

  • 1 can of peeled tomato

  • 1-2 tbs tomato puree

  • Salt and pepper (at your convenience)

  • 4 tbs olive oil

  • 1 glass of water


  • Serve with the coriander and the lime

  • Serve it with rice or quinoa, yogurt or sour cream (coconut yogurt), and guacamole


Step 1

  • Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into large cubes, then put them in a baking sheet, season them with a pinch of chili powder, a pinch of cinnamon and a pinch of cumin, salt and pepper and a dash of olive oil and roast them in the oven for 25-30mins or until they become tender and golden.​​

Step 2

  • In the meantime cook the red beans for 45mins (more or less) in boiling water.

Step 3

  • Mince the onion, the peppers, the garlic, the coriander and the chilis.

Step 4

  • ​Add 2tbs of olive oil and brown the onion in a saucepan (medium heat) for about 4 to 5 mins.

  • Then add the meat and cook it for 4-5 more minutes and season it with salt and pepper (at your convenience).

  • ​Add the peppers and the garlic and cook it for a few more minutes.​

  • Add the coriander stems, the chilis and the spices and mix them for 5-10mins until all the ingredients are caramelized.

  • Add the red beans already cooked and the peeled tomatoes and add a glass of water.

Step 5

  • Bring the mixture to a boil and lower your heat to medium-low and let it cook uncovered for 25 to 30 mins.

  • Add the sweet potatoes to the mixture and let it cook a few more minutes, taste it and adjust the seasoning and serve.


TIP : For a 100 % vegan version just double the sweet potato portion and take out the meat!

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