Primal Beef Chili

In a large pot, over medium-high heat, brown ground beef for 3 minutes. Add onions, red pepper, green pepper, and jalapeno; continue cooking for 3 more minutes. Add mushrooms and garlic; cook for another 2 minutes. Stir in all remaining ingredients (except butternut squash and balsamic vinegar). Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer (partially covered) for 15-20 minutes.

Stir in squash and cook for 5-7 minutes; until squash is slightly tender. Pour in balsamic vinegar and serve immediately.

prep time:
cook time:5 min
ready in:
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper & 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno (finely minced); 1 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder; 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cumin; 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 cup beef broth; 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 14 oz can tomato sauce; 5.5 oz can tomato paste
  • 1/2 butternut squash, cut into 1/4" cubes; 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar