Extra-Meaty Paleo Chili

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Extra-Meaty Paleo Chili

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This Paleo-friendly version follows chili tradition, relying on lots of spices and beef bone broth to develop even more flavor.


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 yellow onion (large, chopped)
6 cloves minced garlic
2 pounds ground beef
sea salt
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon raw honey
2 tablespoons tomato paste
15 ounces diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
3 1/2 cups bone broth (beef)
lime (to serve)
cilantro (to serve)


  1. 1. Heat olive oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot.
  2. 2. Sauté onion until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. 3. Stir in minced garlic and ground beef and brown over high heat.
  4. 4. Season with a large pinch of salt.
  5. 5. Stir in cumin, paprika, oregano, chili powder, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper. Cook 30 seconds.
  6. 6. Stir in honey, tomato paste, tomatoes, vinegar, and bone broth.
  7. 7. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook, uncovered, until meat is tender and broth is thickened, about 2 hours. Season to taste with more salt and serve with a squeeze of lime and cilantro.

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