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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

59 Reviews for Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

01/18/2011
I wonder how it will do with pinto beans instead of black beans and maybe with ground turkey in it

I just joined the site and I found this recipe looks yummy, but I am going to try it with pintos instead of black beans and had some ground turkey. I'm trying to get healthy and I love beans.

looks great
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01/12/2011
Good & good for you

A delicious, healthy alternative to the usual chili. Did not even require cheese or sour cream, but warm corn bread was a terrific addition. Very satisfying.

easy, perfect chilly weather comfort food
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chandvakil wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

This is the first EatingWell recipe I've made so far, but I plan to make many more! It was satisfying, healthy, and yummy. Easy to make, too. I also made the orange and avocado salad suggested to go along with it - (that recipe is also on EatingWell's website) Delish!

01/12/2011
Easy Delicious Wow

This was so easy and wonderful. It was filling and pairs easily with other foods. My husband loved it and I'm using leftovers for my lunches. I only had one tbs of chili powder still awesome!

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01/09/2011
Flavorful, aromatic, essential chili

I have to disagree with others that the chili powder is excessive. I think it's spot on, but I also used extra sweet potato which might have balanced it. When I make mine, I use only 2 cups water, and don't rinse the black beans (also get the reduced sodium). This helps create a thicker chili. I also like to slow cook this over a few hours. It really binds the flavors. Also... being in Texas, I needed a little more heat, so I add between 1/4 and 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper.

Flavorful, aromatic, low calorie
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01/06/2011
Yummy Veggie Chili

This is an awesome veggie chili. I used all the chili powder, subbed butternut squash and used dried black beans doubling the recipe. We like it hot so I used tomatoes with chiles too. Very good, hardy meal.

Lots of goodness
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