Hearty, healthy, and the kitchen area sink of dishes, a bowl of steaming chili is the ideal winter entrée. While I was house for Christmas, I skimmed my mommy’s copy of Genuine Easy publication and encountered a dish for vegetarian chili with sweet potatoes. “Sweet potatoes and vegetable chili?” I believed. “2 of my preferred foods, together?!” The dish shot to the top of my psychological to-cook list as I removed the pages for safekeeping.

Generally when I make veggie chili, I’ll utilize all the veggies I have on hand, and include whatever sort of beans and tomatoes that remain in my kitchen. This time around, I primarily followed the dish, and it ended up wonderfully.

Vegetables for sweet potato chili

prepped veggies for sweet potato chili

Red Le Creuset French oven and chili ingredients

Sweet potato chili by Cookie and Kate

Vegetarian Sugary Food Potato Chili

  • Author: Cookie and Kate
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Prepare Time: 50 minutes
  • Overall Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Classification: Stew

4.9 from 179 evaluations

Remarkable vegetarian chili consisting of sweet potatoes, black and kidney beans, peppers and cocoa powder. An incredibly tasty, hearty & healthy vegan meal. Dish yields 6 bowls.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1⁄2– inch cubes
  • Salt and newly ground black pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, pushed or minced, or 1 loading tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (basically, depending upon how hot you like your chili)
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 big can ( 28 ounces) diced tomatoes, with their juices *
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained pipes, or 1 1/2 cups prepared black beans
  • 1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained pipes, or 1 1/2 cups prepared kidney beans
  • 2 cups veggie broth
  • Recommended garnishes: sour cream, grated cheese, very finely sliced green onions and/or sliced cilantro


  1. In a 4-to-6 quart Dutch oven or stockpot over medium heat, warm the olive oil till sparkling. Include the sliced veggies (onion, peppers and sweet potatoes) and a spray of salt and pepper. Cook, stirring periodically, till the onions begin turning clear, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Minimize the heat to medium-low. Include the garlic and spices (chili powder, cumin, cayenne, cocoa powder, cinnamon, and another dash of salt and pepper) and liquid components (tomatoes, beans and broth), and stir. Bring the mix to a mild simmer. Cover and prepare, stirring periodically and decreasing heat as essential to preserve a mild simmer, till the sweet potatoes hurt and the chili has actually lowered to a heartier consistency, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  3. If you would like an even thicker consistency, utilize a potato masher to mash the chili till the texture fits your choices. Season chili with salt and pepper to taste. Divide the chili into private bowls, garnish as preferred and serve.


Dish adjusted from Genuine Simple.
* A note on canned tomatoes: I’m worried about the BPA levels in canned tomato products and prevent canned tomato items as finest I can. I suggest utilizing Muir Glen canned tomatoes since their cans are BPA-free.
Sluggish cooker/Crockpot choice: This chili needs to turn out well after cooking on low for 7 to 8 hours, or on high for 4 to 5 hours.

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Have you ever attempted sweet potatoes in your chili prior to? You must, I firmly insist!

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