Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

January/February 2011

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Make a double batch of this quick vegetarian chili, full of black beans and sweet potatoes, and eat it for lunch the next day or freeze the extras for another night. We love the smoky heat from the ground chipotle, but omit it if you prefer a mild chili. Serve with tortilla chips or cornbread and coleslaw.

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

65 Reviews for Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili


This was wonderful! The lime juice gives it a special something that helps make this a stand out dish! Great left over on spaghetti squash! Definitely going into the routine at my house!

Easy to make, delicious & satisfying!
easy, hearty, yummy

Followed recipe and then added a 1/2 can garbanzo beans and a little frozen chopped spinach to bump up texture. Definitely better the next day after flavors have mellowed. I can see how someone would find it too hot if they made and ate in the same day. Chipotle flavor adds a lot of dimension.

I served with some shredded sharp cheddar cheese, chopped red onion, chopped cilantro and a tsp of sour cream.

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this would be 8 points according to the WW points calculator

Surprisingly great!

This was a great recipe. Most people I mention it to say HUH? hahaa... It just peaked my interest and Im so glad I tried it. I did not use the chipolte as I like things a little more mild, so I just add a little pepper into each bowl. I also was using frozen tomatoes, so I added two baggies and really like it with a lot of tomatoes. Overall a great healthy dish and something fun to try. Easy & freezable.

So healthy & no meat needed
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Anonymous wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

The sweet potato pieces

The sweet potato pieces should be 1/2" - you don't want them much bigger.

Also, you did rinse / strain the black beans right? If not, that will make it very watery.

I found it to be the perfect thickness (mine was thick if anything!)

Easy Excellent Chilli

This was excellent my family really enjoyed the robust flavor. I followed the recipe and it was easy and very flavorful. I will definitely make this again.

Easy to make, flavorful, and satisfying

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