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Paleo Sweet Potato and Plantain Chili

  • Author: Jessi's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop


  • 1lb grass-fed ground beef
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 large jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 3 cups chopped sweet potato
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 26 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cups bone broth or stock
  • 1 green (slightly yellow) plantain, peeled and chopped

Optional Toppings

  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Goat Cheese


  1. Heat a large pot or dutch oven to medium/high heat and brown the ground beef and break it up in to small pieces.
  2. Add the onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, sweet potato and seasonings and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato paste, crushed tomato and broth and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add the chopped plantains and simmer for another 20 minutes or until plantains and sweet potatoes are softened.
  5. Serve with your favorite chili toppings and enjoy!


  • Feel free to adjust chili spice to personal taste.

Keywords: plantain chili, sweet potato and plantain chili, chili made with plantains, paleo chili recipe