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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chicken Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chicken Chili recipe? Learn how to make Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chicken Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by emer13

Makes 4 servings



A quick meal to toss together. Can easily be made vegan by omitting the chicken. Spice it up by replacing the chili powder with chipotle chili powder, or by adding cayenne.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chicken Chili

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
15 oz. diced tomatoes, no salt added
1 1/2 cups sweet potato, diced
1 cup water
2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced
15 oz. black beans, rinsed
1 cup scallions, thinly sliced

Recipe Directions for Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chicken Chili

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, stirring occasionally. Stir in the cumin and chili powder, and cook for less than 30 seconds.

  2. Add the diced sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and water. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 8 to 12 minutes, or when the sweet potato begins to soften. Stir in the chicken and black beans, cook for another 5 minutes.

  3. Take the pot off the heat and stir in the sliced scallions. Serve with a dollop of sour cream and/or cheese.

Categories

Beans, Chicken, Tomatoes, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 448.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
59mg
20%
Sodium
545mg
23%
Potassium
1315mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
43.6g
15%
Dietary Fiber
10.4g
42%
Sugars
10.0g
Protein
30.9g
Vitamin A 307% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 14% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
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