Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato Chili - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato Chili

Posted: Updated:
(WJBK) -

Get this recipe courtesy of Dr. Velonda Thompson. Learn more about her 'Beyond Candied Yams and Sweet Potato Pie' cookbook at drvelonda.blogspot.com.

Ingredients:
2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, diced
1 small sweet potato, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon chili powder (to taste)
2 teaspoon cumin
4 ozs. green chilies (canned)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cup low sodium tomato juice
1 can black beans, rinsed (15 ozs.)
1 cup diced tomatoes (canned)
2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped fine

Preparation:
Add onion and potato, stirring often, cook for about 5 minutes until onion and potato begin to soften.
Add garlic, chili powder, cumin, chipotle chili and salt. Stir constantly for about a minute. 
Add tomato juice and bring to a light boil. Reduce heat to simmer.
Cover and cook about 10-12 minutes until potato is fork tender.
Add beans, green chilies and tomatoes; return to a simmer, stirring often. 
Cook about 5 minutes longer...liquid will reduce and thicken slightly. 
Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. 
Serve over brown rice

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party!

    Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party!

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:59:21 GMT
    Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party! 
    Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party! 
  • Out & About: Flyboarding

    Out & About: Flyboarding

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:21:46 GMT

    It's a new extreme water sport called flyboarding where a jet ski propels a board into the air.  Derek Kevra says it was amazing.

    It's a new extreme water sport called flyboarding where a jet ski propels a board into the air.  Derek Kevra says it was amazing.

  • City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:18:29 GMT
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices