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Best Vegetarian Chili (with sweet potatoes!)

This nutrient-packed vegetarian chili never tasted so good. Our vegetarian chili recipe is made with a homemade chili seasoning, sweet potatoes, bell pepper, beans, and diced tomatoes.

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 40 minutes
Fat 5 Carbs 62 Protein 13
Yield 6 1x


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, minced
  • 1 large bell pepper, finely diced (any color)
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, diced
  • 12 tablespoon minced jalapeño* (we used canned)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 15-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 2 15-oz. cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup homemade chili seasoning
  • 2 15-oz. cans white northern beans


  1. Begin by heating 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large stockpot over medium/high heat.
  2. when olive oil is fragrant, add onion, bell pepper, sweet potato, jalapeño, and garlic. Saute for around 5 minutes or until the onion starts to become translucent.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients but the beans and bring to a boil over medium/high heat.
  4. Once boiling, turn chili down to low and cover.
  5. Let simmer for around 15 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are easily pierced with a fork.
  6. Finally, add in beans and stir. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  7. Serve with your favorite chili toppings.

Tips & Notes

  • Jalapeño: add more or less depending on spice preference.
  • Nutrition information does not include toppings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 Calories: 325 Sugar: 23 Fat: 5 Carbohydrates: 62 Fiber: 19 Protein: 13
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: ChiliMethod: Stove-TopCuisine: American

Keywords: vegetarian chili

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