CREAMY SWEET POTATO BACON CHOWDER (DAIRY FREE)

Creamy Sweet Potato Bacon Chowder: a cozy chowder loaded with sweet potatoes, kale, and bacon. It’s hearty, nutritious and so comforting!

CREAMY SWEET POTATO BACON CHOWDER (DAIRY FREE)

INGREDIENTS
  1. 5-6 slices bacon (sugar free bacon for Whole30 compliant)
  2. 2 tbsp butter, ghee, or coconut oil for completely dairy free
  3. 1/2 onion, diced small
  4. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 3 cups of homemade broth (find recipe HERE)
  6. 2 medium/large sweet potatoes, diced small (about 4 cups)
  7. 1 bay leaf (like this)
  8. 1/4 tsp dried thyme (like this)
  9. 1/4 tsp dried dill (like this)
  10. 2 cups thinly sliced kale, tough ribs removed (I used Dino kale)
  11. 1 cup full fat coconut milk (where to get BPA free coconut milk)
  12. salt and pepper to taste
  13. fresh parsley for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Cook bacon in a large skillet until well done and crispy. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons of fat of choice (butter/ghee/coconut oil) in a large pot. Add onions and cook until translucent and beginning to brown. Add garlic and cook another 30 seconds.
  • Add broth, sweet potato, bay leaf, thyme, and dill. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer (covered) until potatoes are tender, about 12-15 minutes.