Autumn Sweet Potato Chili - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Autumn Sweet Potato Chili

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Servings:8Serving Size:1 cupRecipe Cost:$5.19Cost per Serving:$0.65

This recipe is perfect for autumn. Shuffle through some leaves and come inside for a hot bowl of deliciousness.


  • 1 (15 ounce) can sweet potatoes (do not drain)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans (do not drain)
  • Water to achieve desired consistency
  • ½ cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • Shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Dried or fresh chopped cilantro


  1. Combine sweet potatoes, chili powder and salsa in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer, and cook until heated through, stirring as needed.
  3. Add beans with liquid and cook another 3 minutes to blend flavors.
  4. Thin with water if needed. Heat through. 5. Serve with sour cream, cheese and cilantro on the side.


Option: To reduce sodium, use vegetables canned without added salt.

Source: Jeffrey Hines, former Graphic Artist for Nutrition Education Program, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

Nutritional facts per serving: 160 calories; 0g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 0mg cholesterol; 790mg sodium; 32g carbohydrate; 9g fiber; 12g sugar; 7g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 4% Daily Value of calcium; 10% Daily Value of iron; 6% Daily Value of potassium.