this recipe comes from a wonderful blog, "can you stay for dinner" which is full of beautiful photography, wonderful recipes and the blog author has an incredible story about weight loss and weight maintenance that she chooses to share with the world. i'm grateful for folks like her.
real quick, i made a couple minor changes from the original recipe such as browning the meat and cooking the onions before throwing everything into the pot. i'm sure either way, the chili won't disappoint, i just like to cook the meat a little before to knock the flavor up a few levels.
sweet potato chili ~ slow cooker
recipe via can you stay for dinner?
(1) 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
(1) 14 oz can diced tomatoes
2 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp cumin
2 tsp sweet paprika
1 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1" pieces
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
(1) 15 oz can kidney beans (reduced sodium), drained and rinsed
(1) 15 oz can black beans (reduced sodium), drained and rinsed
1 lb ground beef (optional)
1 tbsp olive oil
heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. cook beef until just beginning to brown. add onions and cook until beef is no longer pink.
throw everything into the slow-cooker,
and cook on low for 8 hours.
yields approx. 8 servings