Click for Cookbook LOGIN
"Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that's bad for you!"--Tommy Smothers

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili, by , is from The Dyer Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzy Dyer-Gear

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup olive oil, divided
2 orange fleshed sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
2 onions, diced
2 red bell peppers, diced
8 cloves garlic, minced (I use far less, maybe one)
4 tablespoons chili powder
3 tablespoons ground cumin
teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground dried chipotle pepper
teaspoon salt

5 cups water or vegtable broth
4 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed
2 (28 ounce) cans tomatoes (whole and broken up, or diced)
4 teaspoons lime juice

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add sweet potato, onionm and red pepper and cook, stirring often, until the onion is beginnning to soften, about 5 minutes.
2. Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, chipolte, and salt, and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds.
3. Add water or vegtable broth, beans, tomatoes, and lime juice and and stir. Bring to a simmer.
4. Cover, reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook until sweet potato is tender, and the chili has reduced to a heartier consistency, 45 minutes to an hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a double batch. It freezes well, and I usually freeze half in a freezer ziploc bag.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

8W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!