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 Recipe

56 Reviews for Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

crowd pleaser

I make this frequently & it has been a hit for the teacher's lounge. I usually put more sweet potatoes in, and top it with avocado chunks which are a nice compliment to the heat. Depending on the ingredients you use, this can be gluten-free and vegan which is great when feeding a crowd. No one can resist a 2nd or 3rd bowl! :)

healthy, can apply to different diets
Spicy goodness

Tryied to Followed recipie, except couldn't find Ground chipolte, so used a canned chipolte in adobo sauce. Super spicy, but thought it needed a little sweet, so I added 1/2 cup ketchup. Might sound gross, but it turned out just right, sweet and spicy! Oh, left out the salt as well.

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Anonymous wrote 39 weeks 2 days ago

thank you for the ketchup

thank you for the ketchup tip, it saved things for me!!!

Yvonne_235 wrote 1 year 13 weeks ago

Forgot to add, I entered the

Forgot to add, I entered the calories into myfitnesspal, and ( before the ketchup) was way more calories per serving. Also, it made about 7-1cup servings.

Fabulous (with changes)

I nuked the sweet potatoes to speed things up; 6-8 minutes. I subbed broth for water. Added 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp cocoa powder, 1/3 c brown sugar, 4-oz green chilis. More cumin, less chili powder.

Gluten & dairy free!
Great Vegetarian dish my family loved it

Love Love this dish with make it again and again


I didn't have the chipotle chili pepper so i used red cayenne pepper instead and I still achieved that great heat I was hoping for. Excellent dish, will definitely make it again.


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