Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

Yield: 6-8 servings

 

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 Tbsp garlic (or one clove, minced)

1 onion, diced

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

1/2 packet taco seasoning (or add 1 tsp each: garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, paprika and oregano)

2 bell peppers, diced

1/2 cup carrot, diced

2 cup sweet potatoes, diced (about 1-2 large sweet potatoes)

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed (pinto and white beans work too)

1 can whole kernel corn, drained and rinsed (or 1 cup frozen corn)

1/2 jar salsa

1 (28 oz can) diced or crushed tomatoes

1 cup veggie broth (or water)

Optional toppings: Sour cream or Greek yogurt, diced scallions, tortilla chips, shredded cheese.

 

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add in the garlic and onion. Saute for 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Add in all of the seasonings and toast for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Add in the veggies (bell peppers, carrots, sweet potatoes, beans and corn). Stir until fully combined.
  4. Slowly add in the salsa, crushed tomatoes and broth and stir to combine. Turn heat to low and bring to a slight simmer.
  5. Stirring occasionally, cook for 45-50 minutes or until veggies are cooked through and chili has become reduced and thick.
  6. Top with desired toppings and enjoy!

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s