Slow Cooker Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

Ann Dunaway Teh & Lesley Baradel
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili - perfect for fall/winter soup season!
This vegetarian chili with kidney beans, black beans and sweet potatoes is easily made in a slow cooker for a weeknight dinner.

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

This easy dump and go slow cooker chili is packed with flavor and you'll never notice it is vegetarian. The beans and sweet potatoes make it extra hearty too.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 7 hrs
Total Time 7 hrs 10 mins
Course Slow Cooker, Vegetarian & Vegan
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 309 kcal


  • slow cooker


  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic chopped
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 28-oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz can no-salt added black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-oz can no-salt added kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup water


  • Put all of the ingredients in a 4 to 6-quart slow cooker. Stir well to combine.
  • Cover and cook on low for about 7 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours. Chili should thicken and sweet potatoes will be tender.
  • Serve the chili with your favorite toppings such as sour cream, scallions, shredded cheese, and tortilla chips.


Nutrition Nugget: Check out the fiber in this chili! Women should get 25g of fiber per day and men should aim for 38g. Including whole grains, vegetables, beans, and fruit in your meals will help you reach your fiber goal.


Calories: 309kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 15gFat: 2gSodium: 446mgFiber: 17gSugar: 15g
Keyword beans, chili, sweet potato, vegetarian
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Ann Dunaway Teh & Lesley Baradel

We (Lesley and Ann) first met years ago while training for Ironman Wisconsin. Our paths crossed again at Georgia State University while studying to become registered dietitian nutritionists. Over the years, our paths kept crossing and we soon discovered that we shared a love for menu planning. This blossomed into My Menu Pal where we help the food industry up their nutrition game to become their customer's nutrition hero.
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