Brown the ground beef over medium heat in Dutch oven or a wide skillet with tall sides.
Before the beef is finished browning, add the red pepper and onion and sauté until the onion turns translucent and begins to soften, about 4 minutes.
Add garlic, and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add the next 13 ingredients: tomato sauce, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, coconut aminos, molasses, real maple syrup, Dijon mustard, allspice, sea salt, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, and cayenne pepper. Stir to combine.
In simmer uncovered for 15-20 minutes, stirring often.
Turn off the burner, stir in the chopped scallions.
Serve over baked sweet potato halves, and garnish with chopped cilantro if you like.