Sweet Potato Chili

This is a simple,easy to make, vegan chili recipe.

We like to make it in a crock pot, but it can also be made in a saucepan on the stove top.

Sweet Potato Chili
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Servings Prep Time
4 people 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1/2 hour
Servings Prep Time
4 people 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1/2 hour
Sweet Potato Chili
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Servings Prep Time
4 people 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1/2 hour
Servings Prep Time
4 people 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1/2 hour
Ingredients
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 26 oz crushed tomatoes ( 1 package)
  • 3 oz tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups dark kidney beans (2 or 3 cans)
  • 2 chili peppers
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1/4 cup fresh oregano or 1 tbsp dried
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup tempeh optional
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Assemble Ingredients.
  2. Have ready a crock pot, or saucepan in which to cook the chili.
  3. Peel the sweet potato and cook it in a dish with a small amount of water, until soft. This is easily done in the microwave by cooking, covered for about 8 minutes. Mash the sweet potato.
  4. Put the crushed tomato, tomato paste, and mashed sweet potato in the cooking pot and mix.
  5. Drain the beans and add to the pot
  6. Chop the pepper(s) and add to the pot
  7. Crush/chop the garlic and add to the mixture
  8. Chop the onion, celery and oregano(optional), and add to the mixture
  9. Sprinkle the cumin over the mixture and stir well
  10. Optional: Crumble the tempeh and add to the mixture
  11. Heat the pot until small bubbles start to break the surface. Immediately reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 2 hours. Then it is ready to serve, or can be left keeping warm for a little while to allow time for the flavor to develop.

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