Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili Recipe

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


Submitted by lil_misfit

Makes 2 servings



A rich, dark and flavorful combination of our favorite Southwestern flavors. It also doesn?t hurt that sweet potatoes and black beans both make the cut as superfoods. Serve with some warmed corn tortillas and Orange & Avocado Salad.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onion, finely diced
1 small sweet potato, peeled and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/3 cups water
15 ounce black beans, rinsed
1 cup canned diced tomatoes
2 teaspoons lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and potato and cook, stirring often, until the onion is slightly softened, about 4 minutes.

  2. Add garlic, chili powder, and cumin, then cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

  3. Add water, bring to a simmer, cover, reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook until the potato is tender, 10 to 12 minutes.

  4. Add beans, tomatoes and lime juice; increase heat to high and return to a simmer, stirring often. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook until slightly reduced, about 4 minutes.

  5. Remove from the heat and stir in cilantro.

Categories

Beans, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Boil, Quick, Saute, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 581.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
412
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
112mg
5%
Potassium
1083mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
70.3g
23%
Dietary Fiber
23.7g
95%
Sugars
7.8g
Protein
21.8g
Vitamin A 150% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 14% Iron 39%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin A
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