Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili is a vegetarian chili full of spicy, sweet, and full of flavor. A great meal for a chilly night.

SWEET POTATO BLACK BEAN CHILI

My family eats a lot of meat but I promise they don’t miss it when they eat this chili. It’s hearty and filling!

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

INGREDIENTS

  • YELLOW ONION – I like yellow onion here because it does well being cooked for a long time so it’s great for soups.
  • GARLIC
  • SWEET POTATOES
  • DICED TOMATOES
  • BLACK BEANS
  • CHILI POWDER  
  • CUMIN
  • LIME JUICE – I like it to add this to brighten the flavors.

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

IS THIS VEGETARIAN?

Yes. If you vegetable broth, this is a vegetarian recipe.

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

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Yield: 6 servings

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili is a vegetarian chili full of spicy, sweet, and full of flavor. A great meal for a chilly night.

Ingredients

  • 2
    tablespoons
    olive oil
  • 1
    large
    yellow onion, diced finely
    (about 2 cups)
  • 1
    large
    sweet potato, peeled and diced
    (about 2 1/2 cups)
  • 4
    cloves
    garlic, minced
  • 2
    tablespoons
    chili powder
  • 1
    teaspoon
    cumin
  • 1/2
    teaspoon
    salt
  • 3
    cups
    low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
    (I like better than bouillon base)
  • 2
    (15 ounce) cans
    black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1
    (14.5 ounce) can
    petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2
    tablespoons
    lime juice

Optional Toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, sliced avocado, cilantro

Instructions

  1. In a large Dutch oven or pot, heat the olive oil over medium high heat.

  2. Add the onion and sweet potato and sautee about five minute or until onion is soft.

  3. Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, and salt. Sautee another 30 seconds.

  4. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cook for 10-15 minutes until sweet potatoes are fork tender.

  5. Stir in the black beans, diced tomatoes, and lime juice. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve and top with desired toppings.

Amount per serving (1cup) — Calories: 129, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Sodium: 307mg, Potassium: 394mg, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 8838%, Vitamin C: 5%, Calcium: 40%, Iron: 1%

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

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