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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili For Two Recipe

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


Submitted by browns1

Makes 4 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......From EatingWell

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili for Two

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
1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile, (see Note)
1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste
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 & Black Bean Chili for Two

  1. 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. Add garlic, chili powder, cumin, chipotle and salt and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. 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. 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. Remove from the heat and stir in cilantro.

  2. Tips & Notes

  3. Make Ahead Tip: Add all the ingredients except the cilantro; cover and refrigerate for 2 days. Reheat, stir in the cilantro and add more lime if desired.

  4. Note: Chipotle peppers are dried, smoked jalapeno peppers. Ground chipotle can be found in the specialty spice section of most supermarkets.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 265.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
422
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
88mg
4%
Potassium
1829mg
52%
Total Carbohydrates
74.7g
25%
Dietary Fiber
18.2g
73%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
24.3g
Vitamin A 76% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 16% Iron 37%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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