Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili is a warm and filling dish that's packed with protein, delicious ingredients, and no guilt!
Prep Time 25mins
Cook Time 40mins
Total Time 1hr5mins
Author Hostess At Heart
1sweet potatomedium/large peeled and diced
2-3Jalapeno peppersseeded and finely diced
28ozcan black beansrinsed
1 14-ouncecan fire roasted diced tomatoes
1/2cupchopped fresh cilantro plus more for garnish
Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add sweet potato and onion and cook, stirring often, until the onion is beginning to soften, about 4 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, cumin, hot pepper and salt and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds. Add water and bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook until the sweet potato is tender, 10 to 12 minutes.
Add beans, tomatoes and lime juice; increase heat to high and return to a simmer, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly reduced, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.
Serve with cheese, sour cream, crackers and additional cilantro.
Variation: Cook 1 lb ground turkey in the Dutch oven before adding the potato and onion.