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Super-Simple Sweet Potato Chilli Recipe

Like all chillies, this dish tastes even better when made a day ahead and kept in the fridge! This recipe ticks all the boxes, as it’s not just tasty, it’s also super healthy as just one portion contains over half of your daily fibre RDA. If you’re feeling hungrier than normal, serve this with some boiled brown rice. 

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • For the chilli:
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 sweet potatoes, scrubbed and chopped
  • 1 x 400g jar of salsa
  • 900ml vegetable stock
  • 1 x 400g tin of black or kidney beans

To serve:

  • Cheddar, grated
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
  • Avocado, chopped
  • Lime wedges, for squeezing

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over a medium heat and cook the onion for 5-6 minutes until translucent and soft. Season with some salt and black pepper and add the chilli powder, cumin and cinnamon.
  2. Add the sweet potatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add the salsa and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil over a medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to a simmer.
  3. Add black beans, cover and cook for 30 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are just fork tender.
  4. Ladle into serving bowls and top with grated Cheddar, fresh coriander, avocado and lime juice.

Per Serving 376kcals, 4.1g fat (0.6g saturated), 69.8g carbs, 5.1g sugars, 18.2g protein, 15.6g ­ fibre, 0.928g sodium

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