Harvest Sweet Potato Chili 🌶

As the temperature changes and the nights get colder; typically, our dinner menu changes to a more hardy meal.

With one large sweet potato and a few other ingredients, you can whip up a seasonal savory chili 🌶.

This one is harvest delicious 😋 for a chilly autumn 🍂 evening.

3-4 Serving

Ingredients:

  • I large sweet potato 🍠 ( peeled and chopped 1 inch)
  • 1/2 cup red pepper
  • 1/2 cup green pepper
  • 2 carrots 🥕 (chopped)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can organic tomatoes 🍅 (diced fire 🔥 roasted)
  • 1 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili ground (substitute – 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon 🍋 juice
  • 1 tablespoon pure cane brown sugar (optional)

Instructions:

    Heat oil in dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add sweet potatoes 🍠 and onions, stirring often until onions are soften about 4 minutes.
    Add garlic, salt, cumin, chili powder, chipotle chili and stir occasionally for 30 seconds. Add broth and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Cover and reduce heat to low simmer. Cook until potatoes are tender, but not mushy for about 10-12 minutes.
    Add beans, tomatoes 🍅, lime juice, brown sugar and increase heat to high stirring frequently. Reduce heat to a gentle low simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and add cilantro.

Serve over rice or with crackers and top with avocado.

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