RECIPE: Sweet potato and black bean chili

A cool, crisp fall day goes hand in hand with homemade chili. This chili recipe gets an added nutritional boost with ingredients like sweet potatoes and black beans.

SERVINGS: 4 to 6 | SERVING SIZE: 1.5 cups
Calories: 305
Carbs: 50 grams

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium-large sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chile
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2  15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed
  • 1  14-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 4 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Heat oil on stove over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic to oil, cook until the onion softens.
  2. Add all ingredients to crock pot.  
  3. Cook on medium for 6-8 hours or cook on high for 4-6 hours.