Dark Chocolate Chili

Dark Chocolate Chili

Fuel your adventure with this Dark Chocolate Chili recipe.Made with hearty beans, beef, sweet potatoes, spices and cocoa , it’s the perfect energy boost for the trail.

servings: 3 | calories: 646 | cooking time: 20 min | weight: 130 gr / oz
Category: dairy-free, dehydrated, dinners, gluten-free, high-energy, lightweight, one-pot

nutrition info:

calories: 646, protein: 44.1 g, carbs: 50.7 g, fat: 34.3 g, sugars: 15 g, fiber: 10.5 g  sodium: 896 mg

you'll need:

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 red onion, chopped
400 gs lean beef mince
1 tablespoon Mexican seasoning
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano iHerb
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
300 gs sweet potato
300 gs canned kidney beans
400 gs tomato passata
Salt
Sugar

at home:

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Add onions, cook until soft and golden.

dark chocolate chili recipe step 1
Add the ground beef and cook until fully brown.

dark chocolate chili recipe step 2

Transfer meat to a colander. Drain and then return the meat to the saucepan.
Tip in Mexican spice mix, oregano, cocoa powder and cinnamon.

dark chocolate chili step 3
Continue to cook for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Pour in 1 cup water into a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
Add sweet potatoes.

dark chocolate chili step 4
Reduce heat to low, put a lid on and cook for a further 20 minutes.
Add kidney beans and passata. Continue to cook for another 10 minutes.

dark chocolate chili step 5
Remove from the heat and cool thoroughly.
Spread the Dark  Chocolate Chilli mixture  on dehydrator trays covered with non-stick sheets or parchment paper.

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Dehydrate at 63C/145F for 8-10 hours until brittle.
Divide the dried meal into 3 equal portions (about 1 cup each) and pack  into medium-sized zip lock bags.

on the trail:

To rehydrate 1 portion:

Pour dry Dark Chocolate Chilli  mixture into the pot; add 1 cup water and stir well.
Bring to a boil and cook,stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
Remove from heat, cover, and let stand another 5-10 minutes to rehydrate meal completely.

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