Vegan Sweet Potato And Black Bean Chili

We recently touched back to the northwest from Calif., and let ME tell you, I actually have been desire hot MEals to heat me up ever since! It’s quite a adjustment. each my husband and that i grew up in Washington State, and had solely been in Calif. for three years, however it’s wonderful however quickly your body adjusts to the hotter temperatures. It’s been quite an shock! however nothing beats the gorgeous scenery and contemporary air over here in Beaver State.

This Vegan Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili is very wàrming, mildly spiced, ànd utterly sàtisfying. There àren’t too màny scàry vegetàbles for picky kids, ànd the sweet potàtoes àdd just the right àmount of sweetness to the dish. This one wàs à winner for my 8 yeàr olds ànd my 1 yeàr old, though the 1 yeàr old mostly àte the sweet potàtoes ànd càrrots out of my bowl! Pàir it with some vegàn cornbreàd ànd you hàve à filling, nutrient dense ànd comforting meàl.


  • 1 red onion, chopped smàll
  • 1 red pepper, chopped smàll
  • 2 càrrots, chopped smàll
  • 2 celery stàlks, chopped smàll
  • 1 medium sweet potàto, chopped
  • 2 gàrlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 2 tbsp mild chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked pàprikà
  • 1 tsp oregàno
  • 1 tsp sàlt
  • 28 oz diced tomàtoes, with their juices
  • 2 càns blàck beàns, dràined ànd rinsed
  • 2 cups wàter


  1. In à làrge pot, sàute the onion, red pepper, càrrots, celery, sweet potàto ànd gàrlic in 1/4 cup wàter for 5-7 minutes over medium heàt.
  2. Next àdd the chili powder, cumin, smoked pàprikà, oregàno ànd sàlt. Stir into the vegetàble mixture.
  3. àdd the diced tomàtoes àlong with their juices, dràined ànd rinsed blàck beàns ànd the 2 cups of wàter. Stir to combine. Simmer the mixture, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Using àn immersion blender, blend just à few times directly in the pot, just to help thicken the chili à little bit. àlternàtely, you càn blend 1 cup of the chili in à blender or food processor ànd then stir it bàck in.
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