Chili Over Sweet Potatoes

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There are so many recipes that can help to use up the leftover chili, this is one of our favorites. It is so quick and easy to make, and it tastes so good, also it's full of all kinds of health benefits from all these nutritious ingredients.

 
  
. Prep
30 min.
Cook
1 hrs
Ready In
2 hrs
4 servings
Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 
Metric measurements

Ingredients

4each sweet potatoes, or yams large
1tablespoon olive oilVideo
1cup carrots diced
1cup celery diced
1each green bell pepper diced
1 1/2cup onions chopped
1tablespoon garlicVideo minced
1tablespoon chili powder
2teaspoon cumin ground
1can tomatoes, canned with juice ready cut, (14 1/2 - 16 ounces)
15ounces kidney beans, canned 1 can, rinsed thoroughly, drained (15 - 16 ounces)
1/2cup TVP (Texturized Vegetable Protein) soaked into 1/3 cup of hot water*
2/3each limes cut into four wedges
1x yogurt, low-fat optional*
1x parsley leaves chopped, fresh, optional*
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Place sweet potatoes in baking dish.

Pierce potatoes with fork and bake until tender, about 1 hour 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add diced bell pepper, celery, carrots and chopped onions and sauté until golden, about 10 minutes.

Add minced garlic and stir mixture 2 minutes.

Stir in chili powder and ground cumin, then tomatoes, beans and TVP and bring mixture to simmer.

Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 20 minutes .

(Can be prepared one day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm over low heat before continuing.)

Arrange 1 sweet potato on each plate.

Split potatoes open and mash slightly. Spoon some chili over each.

Squeeze lime juice over and top with yogurt and chopped parsley if desired.

Pass remaining chili separately.

First published: last updated: 2014-04-16

 
 
 
 
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Reviewed: about 3 years ago

There are so many recipes that can help to use up the leftover chili, this is one of our favorites. It is so quick and easy to make, and it tastes so good, also it's full of all kinds of health benefits from all these nutritious ingredients.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 447g (15.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 29814% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 527mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 19%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 561% Vitamin C 107%
Calcium 16% Iron 22%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?