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White Bean and Bacon Chili – Real and Nourishing

This hearty, delicious chili is perfect for the whole family and is grain and dairy free! It can easily be cooked in the slow cooker as well.

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Instructions

  1. Prepare beans in the traditional manner (Soak for 7-8 hours in a bowl of water with 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar. Then, cook on the stove for 1-2 hours on medium heat.)
  2. Prepare 2 cups of bone broth using the instructions in the post.
  3. In a saucepan, cook the bacon or ground beef.
  4. In a large pot or a slow cooker, add all the tomatoes, bone broth, spices, onions, bell pepper, and beans and simmer on low for 30 mins to 1 hour. Or cook on low in a slow cooker for 4 hours.
  5. Add the garlic and lemon essential oil at the end (heat will destroy their nutritional properties), 30 minutes or so before serving.