Smokey Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili
As we look forward to cooler weather, here’s an easy slow cooker chili recipe that is packed with healthy nutrients and big on taste!
Makes: 4-6 Servings Hands-on Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 8 hours 10 min.
Nonstick Cooking Spray
1 tablespoon chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
1 ounce unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon chili powder
½ teaspoon cinnamon
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 15-ounce cans low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
¾ pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½ inch pieces
1 ½ cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
¼ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- Coat the inside of a slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine chipotle pepper, chocolate, cumin, oregano, chili powder, cinnamon, garlic, black beans, sweet potatoes, corn, bell pepper and tomatoes in cooker; cook on low for 8 hours.
- Serve chili topped with cheddar and cilantro
Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 396 calories, 18 g protein, 71 g carbohydrates, 6 g fat (3.5 saturated), 18 g fiber, 485 mg sodium.