Learn how to make Sweet Potato Chili, one of Rita's recipes for vegetarian meals to reduce diabetes risk.

Sweet Potato Chili

Ingredients

  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½ -inch chunks
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 (15-ounce) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added kidney beans, drained
  • ½ cup salsa

Directions

  1. Place sweet potato cubes in large saucepan. Add water to cover potatoes. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until almost tender. Drain potatoes in colander.
  2. Add oil to saucepan and heat over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes. Add garlic and chili powder; stir to combine. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add tomatoes with juices, beans, salsa and sweet potatoes. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.