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Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Jyoti Behrani
Hearty, delicious sweet potato and black bean chili that comes together in under 30 minutes! Loaded with hearty black beans, fire roasted veggies, sweet potatoes and mildly spicy poblano pepper. One-pot recipe for a warm and hearty bowl on a cold, blistery night!
5 from 16 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Soup/Chili
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

INGREDIENTS FOR SWEET POTATO BLACK BEAN CHILI

  • 1 large sweet potato, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 poblano pepper or jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium yellow or red onion, diced
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans,  rinsed and drained
  • 2/3 cup fresh or frozen fire roasted corn
  • 2 14 oz. can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup vegetable broth

SPICES & SEASONINGS

TOPPINGS (OPTIONAL)

  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • tortilla chips
  • sour cream; For vegan, use dairy free 
  • shredded Cheddar cheese; For vegan, use dairy free 
  • fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions
 

INSTANT POT SWEET POTATO BLACK BEAN CHILI

  • Turn ON sauté (more) and heat the oil. Add onion, garlic, bay leaf, poblano pepper, sauté for 1-2 minutes. Next add dry spices – chili powder, cumin powder, paprika, cocoa, sauté for 15-30 seconds.
  • Add some broth, deglaze the pot. Turn OFF sauté.
  • Add sweet potato, beans, tomatoes, remaining broth, give it a quick stir. Close the Instant Pot, vent sealed. Turn ON pressure cook (high) for 5 minutes. Let pressure release naturally, around 10 minutes.
  • Stir in corn. Turn ON sauté (more), simmer the chili for 1-2 minutes or to a desired consistency. Turn OFF sauté.
  • Serve sweet potato black bean chili with your favorite topping!

STOVE TOP SWEET POTATO BLACK BEAN CHILI

  • For stove top cooking, follow the same steps as discussed in the recipe. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and let it simmer for around 20-25 minutes or to a desired consistency.

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Notes

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