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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)
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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

The best vegetarian chili of all times is coming your way in the form of this Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili!!!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Tex Mex
Keyword: Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili, Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili recipe, black bean chili, sweet potato chili, sweet potato chili with black beans, black bean chili with sweet potatoes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Gaby

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus 2 extra teaspoons
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 1/2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14.5-ounce can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup dried quinoa
  • 4 teaspoons lime juice
  • serving suggestions: avocado, cilantro, crema, grated cheese

Instructions

  • Heat a large heavy bottom pot with the oil over medium high heat.
  • Add the sweet potato and onion and cook for about 5 minutes, until the onion is softened. Add the garlic, chili powder, chipotle, cumin and salt and stir to combine.
  • Add the stock, tomatoes, black beans and quinoa and bring the mixture to a boil. Stir to incorporate.
  • Cover the pot and reduce the heat to maintain a gentle simmer.
  • Cook for 30-40 minutes until the quinoa is fully cooked and the sweet potatoes are soft and the entire mixture is thick like a chili.
  • Add the lime juice and remove the pot from the heat. Season with salt as needed.
  • Garnish with avocado, cilantro, crema or cheese before serving.