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Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili

This thick, hearty chili is loaded with tender sweet potatoes, lots of quinoa, and plenty of comfort! Whips up in 30 minutes and ideal for a filling weeknight dinner.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 large green pepper diced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 can 28 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 can 28 oz black beans, drained
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sliced avocado and sour cream for serving optional


  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, brown ground beef with onion, pepper, and garlic until no longer pink. Stir sweet potatoes, tomato sauce, water, quinoa, beans, and seasonings into beef mixture.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer until sweet potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Season chili with salt and pepper. Serve warm with sliced avocado and sour cream if desired.