Farm Chili topped with fresh Cilantro

This week I'd like to highlight Cilantro.
 Cilantro is delicious simple chopped and used as a garnish on top of rice, beans, meat, tortillas, salad, soup, chili, and so many more. Lime juice is a great accompaniment to cilantro. 
Farm Chili topped with fresh Cilantro:
  • 1 lb. sautéed ground beef (or chicken or a beef roast cooked in advance in a slow cooker) 
  • olive oil, for sautéing veggies 
  • 2 whole sweet onions, diced
  •  cloves of garlic, diced
  • 1-4 Sweet potatoes or Butternut Squash (depending on size), diced
  • 2 Goodson' Gardens Red or Purple bell peppers, diced
  • 1 Bunch Goodson's Gardens Lacinato Kale, finely chopped
  • optional - 1 can petite diced tomatoes 
  • 4 Tbs. Apple Cider Vinegar 
  • 1 qt. or more (to desired consistency) of chicken or beef broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • optional spices: Chili powder, garam masala, red pepper (for added heat), cumin, coriander
  • 1/2 Bunch Goodson's Gardens Cilantro, chopped as garnish
  • Goodson's Gardens Microgreens, as garnish 
  1. Cook meat however desired according to above options.
  2. Heat pot or deep pan on medium high heat with some olive oil
  3. Sauté onions until beginning to become translucent, then add garlic for about a min or two 
  4. Add sweet potatoes/ butternut squash, then add bell peppers, cook until veggies just begin to slightly soften, about another 5 min
  5. Add remaining ingredients on list (up until cilantro) and turn heat to low, cover and let simmer until everything is fully softened 
  6. Place in bowls and top with Cilantro and Microgreens, optional add-ons are Greek yogurt or sour cream, cheese, avocado, and a wedge of lime 
  7. Serve hot with a slice of sourdough bread or on top rice. Delicious alongside a salad using Goodson's Gardens Lettuce, Microgreens, thinly sliced Easteregg radishes, and halved cherry tomatoes.  
* Alternatively you can place all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.