Sweet Potato Chili
A delectable, southern winter dish that warms the heart and fills the tummy! Garnish with chopped avocado if desired.
A delectable, southern winter dish that warms the heart and fills the tummy! Garnish with chopped avocado if desired.
My whole family loved it! I did use all ground beef. I put the ground beef in raw with step one, but only cooked on high about an hour, then switched to low. Left out the cinnamon (just now realized that). Had to sub a garden fresh bell pepper for the celery. I also didn't add the water, my slow cooker seems to make a lot of water on its own. I only had diced tomatoes so I subbed the Black Beans for a can of chili beans (gave me the chili seasonings that the chili tomatoes would have). We love flavor, so my pinches were probably more like spoonfuls (except no salt, we have to eat low sodium). I also forgot the corn. Delish!! I can't wait for the leftovers. Today I'm going to eat it more like a dip on garden veggie crackers.Read More
My whole family loved it! I did use all ground beef. I put the ground beef in raw with step one, but only cooked on high about an hour, then switched to low. Left out the cinnamon (just now realized that). Had to sub a garden fresh bell pepper for the celery. I also didn't add the water, my slow cooker seems to make a lot of water on its own. I only had diced tomatoes so I subbed the Black Beans for a can of chili beans (gave me the chili seasonings that the chili tomatoes would have). We love flavor, so my pinches were probably more like spoonfuls (except no salt, we have to eat low sodium). I also forgot the corn. Delish!! I can't wait for the leftovers. Today I'm going to eat it more like a dip on garden veggie crackers.
I made this for the Recipe Group Selection: 06, October 2012. Both my husband and I love sweet potatoes and have put them in our chili and soups before. I didn't have canned tomatoes with green chilies and so I chopped up a poblano and chili pepper from my garden and added in with regular diced tomatoes. I only used one pound of ground meat, no pork. I dashed the cinnamon and to me it is the spice that makes this chili different from your many run of the mill chili dishes, gives that earthy fall flavoring. I have an old crock pot that doesn't cook too hot and five hours on high was perfect. I did pre-brown my ground meat with some onions until it just turned pink, drained and added it in the beginning with all the other ingredients. I also did the open and stir once in awhile as the directions indicated, something I usually never do with crock pots, but it was needed to move around the sweet potato chunks since they seemed to like to float to the top. Everything that said a pinch, got a dash or two. Nice thickness to this and not too spicy. We topped with green scallions, cheddar cheese and sour cream. Smells so wonderful while cooking.
Nice flavors in this. Sweet potatoes were done way before the 5 hrs on high. I didn't have the 1/2 ground beef handy so made whole amount with the ground turkey. I will do this recipe again but will cook on low and just throw all the ingredients in the slow cooker at the same time, no prebrowning I think is needed.
Wow! I would not change anything. The proportions are great already. The only thing I changed, because I didn't have any, was that I used a few shakes of Franks Hot Sauce instead of the cayenne pepper. I cut up everything and put it in a gallon ziploc bag the night before. The next morning, we just dumped it into the crock pot, turned it on low and let it cook all day long. Do NOT add any water - the steam from the crock pot makes plenty of liquid. Everyone is on their second bowl tonight, with a request to never make regular chili again! Ha! I would have never thought that sweet potatoes would be good in a chili, but they are really tasty! One thing I would suggest - after dicing your sweet potatoes, you might want to nuke them a little bit first. Ours were not 100% soft, even after cooking all day long. But, that could be a variance in taters too. Thank you for sharing your great recipe - it will become a standard at our house now too! ?
UPDATE: I won 3rd place in a friends and family chili cook off with this one! Thank you to salt&light for posting this fabulous recipe. I have made it an unofficial rule (very strong advice, lol) that this be eaten with fat free Greek yogurt mixed in! It gives it a hearty creaminess that is guilt-free! Yum!!! This chili is so friggin' awesome! It's mostly like a "normal" chili, but the sweet potatoes and touch of cinnamon give it a little nudge into something magically perfect for Autumn. I didn't bother with stewed, chili-seasoned tomatoes, I just used regular old canned diced tomatoes and increased the seasonings (except cinnamon) a little. No problem. Used chicken broth instead of water. Also only cooked on high 3 hours before adding the meat. First time I made it, I used all beef. I have my second batch cooking now, using 3/4 turkey, 1/4 beef (what I have on-hand) and I quadrupled the recipe using 2 crock pots, because I am entering this recipe in a chili cook-off my friend is hosting on Sunday. I will come back with an update soon! I served this with fat free Greek yogurt (sour cream is a thing of the past- I can use ALL the Greek yogurt I want, with NO guilt! It tastes the same, try it!!) chopped scallions, oyster crackers, and shredded cheddar cheese. My husband and I thought we'd died and gone to heaven. We looked forward to eating the leftovers every day, 2 meals a day, for 3 days. I can't say enough good things about this. Try it!!!
Recipe Group Selection: 06, October 2012 ~ Great twist on chili. I love sweet potatoes, hubby does not. I made the soup while he was gone so he would not see me add the sweet potatoes. He had the soup for dinner before I got home. He liked the flavor of the soup, but wanted to know what the orange things were. I told him it was carrot chunks. He wasn't so sure about that, but that is how I left it. I put all the ingredients in the crockpot in the morning, and cooked on low all day. Since the soup would be cooking all day, I did omit the 1/2 cup water. The texture and taste of this chili was delicious and I will make it again, "carrots" and all! Thanks salt&light for sharing.
A wonderful lower fat and more nutritious chili recipe! Hubby and I loved this, would be great for a Halloween party, the colors and flavors are so seasonal. I took a little liberty with the cooking method...I used all ground turkey, browned with onion and added some garlic and cumin, s & p, and added to the crock. All of the other ingredients went in, and I used liberal amounts of most of the seasonings (except the cayene!). Cooked this in the crock on high 4 hours, turned down to low for an hour and a half or so. Perfect. Thanks for sharing your recipe, this is a keeper.
Used all ground beef and omitted cayenne for the kids. Served with chopped avocado, green onions, and sour cream. The entire family ate it up!
I have made this recipe twice. The first time I read a review where someone put everything in at the same time and just let it cook and it was okay but not great. The second time the changes I made were only to ingredients: used chicken stock instead of the water, no celery (preference), 2 cloves garlic minced and toward the end I added a couple tablespoons of tomato paste to thicken it a bit. I found it to be much more balanced and delicious this time following the directions of browning the meat (all turkey) and adding it with the beans and corn about an hour before serving it. Very filling and delicious.
Nice tasting chili. Easy to prepare. No substitutions or omissions. It is somewhat thin or has juice so if you like a thicker chili than I would suggest omitting water or have enough bread as a side. This def. needs the time to soften up the potatoes so plan ahead. If I have extra sw. potatoes around I would make this again.
This has got to be the best chili I've ever made. Seriously. My initial thought when reading this recipe that was sweet potato and cinammon don't belong in chili -- but because of the ratings I thought I'd give it try, especially since I was in the mood for something different. I followed the directions exactly, except I omitted the beef and used ground turkey. It was delicious the first day, but it was outstanding the second day. The trick is to eat it the day AFTER you cook it, so there's time for the flavors to mellow together. I be will using this recipe for our office chili cook-off in February.
This chili was terrific! Wanting to use up some sweet potatoes and ground meat that I had in the freezer I searched for some crockpot recipes and found this one. I'm so glad I found it! A really good hearty chili that took very little prep time. Having 1lb of ground turkey in the freezer to use up, I used all of it and eliminated the ground beef. (only because I had 1lb of turkey meat) The cumin has such a distinct taste that I opted to just use 1/2 tsp instead of 1 tsp which I think was a good call. I put all BUT the meat and beans in and let it go for 3 hours then realised I had to leave the house and wouldn't be back in time to put the meat in when the recipe said. So.... I gave it a quick stir,added the browned turkey meat and covered it for the next 5 hrs until I got home. When I got back,I threw in the beans and shut the crockpot off. Within the next 20 min we were sitting down eating this really good chili! I suggest that you stir the ingredients only when you first put them in and not again until the meat and beans are added. Crockpot recipes are not generally intended to have the cover removed until the cooking time is up. I WILL be making this often and add the ground beef the next time to see how good that tastes! Perfect! A great spicey, flavorful and hearty dinner. Thanks for a really good recipe!
Made this for Recipe Group [I tweaked this all over the place, and probably shouldn't have, since it was for recipe group, but I did . . .] . . . I just was not in a meat mood - and definitely not feeling ground meat, for some reason. SO, I bought a package of turkey breast tenderloins. I diced them up, and browned half [~10 oz...?] in olive oil in my 5 qt pot. I used extra celery and onion. [Did not measure.] I could not find the diced tomatoes, so I bought sliced - but had to dice them myself, ultimately - the slices were too big for my taste. Because I was going short on the meat, I added a second can of black beans, and a can of pintos. I brought the turkey, sweets, and tomatoes to a boil while I diced the other veggies, added the spices, beans and corn, brought back to a boil, covered, and lowered to a simmer, for about an hour. The chili is GOOD! BUT, I will probably leave out the cinnamon next time. I know it's not a sweet spice - but I associate it with sweets - and while the taste is not bothering me, the scent is off-putting . . . By the way, I left out the water. As I read the reviews, I kept thinking that my chili did not come out thin or runny, but just realized now, that I did not even see water in the ingredient list [and so, left it out]. I will do it the same way next time. My biggest tweak was probably making this a one-pot meal and doing the whole thing on the stovetop . . . I shared this with co-workers and my mom, and everyone who tried it, loved it =D
This is soooo good. We've made it twice, once with all ground beef, once with all ground turkey. You can't go wrong either way.
I love thie recipe but I have made four minor changes: (1) I reduced the cumin to half just because I am not a fan of cumin. (2) I used all beef and no turkey. (3) I put the diced sweet potatoes in the microwave for a few minutes to soften them up before going into the crock pot. (4) I put ALL the ingredients in at once in the crock pot and cooked on low for 8 hours (turned out just great!).
We really enjoyed this. I took the advice of the other reviewer and added everything at once and cooked on low. Really hardy.
I love sweet potatoes and chilli but had never had a sweet potato chilli before. It was very good. Need a soup for a luncheon Sunday at church and I am planning on making more of this chilli. Try it... it is VERY good
This is my family's favorite chili and I've made quite a few 5 star chilis from AllRecipes. I did not change a thing other 1) zapping my cut up sweet potatoes in the microwave for 60 seconds before throwing them in the crock pot and 2) adjusting my cooking time since crock pots are different and mine runs HOT. I cooked on high for just 4 hours and during the last hour, added my browned meat. Even better on day 2! Delicious, interesting, pretty. Also, because of the low bean content (ahem) this is not really a gas-inducing chili which is a thumbs up for us ;).
This was really different... and delicious! Changed it slightly due to ingredients on hand. Deleted all meat. Used home canned tomatoes instead of stewed, 1 can Rotel, and hot Mexican chili spice instead of regular chili powder. Added kidney beans. Have already passed along the recipe and will make again.
Just got an email from the hubby that says 'I love it - don't change a thing!' Yeah....it's that good. Surprised at how much we loved this - I thought the sweet potato might throw off the chili with how sweet they are but this is really really good; and so easy to boot! Left out the cinnamon and glad I did (I can't stand cinnamon in my chilis or savory food in general). As others mentioned, my sweet potatoes were done way earlier than 5 hours on high, I will start checking at 3 hours next time. I wasn't sure what 'stewed tomatoes with chili seasonings' was - was this chili spices or was it green chilis so I subbed 2 cans of whatever that was with 2 cans of Rotel (one hot and one original - my mouth is on fire right now! Need to remember to ease up on the cayenne if using hot Rotel next time) and it worked out well. Slightly less in volume (10 oz vs 14.5 oz), but perfect in texture/taste. This is a great way to use up that box of sweet potatoes you bought for Thanksgiving! Loved the mix of turkey/beef (I do this for taco soup too). Sadly this only made 4 servings for us, not 8.
Delicious! I couldn't find stewed tomatoes with chili seasonings, so I just used regular. It was fine. Didn't have any corn so I left that out and I really don't think it needs it. This was the perfect combo of spices and we enjoyed it a lot!
I made this a few weeks ago for dinner with friends, we were meant to have 6 for dinner, and since a few are big eaters I more than doubled the recipe. I also changed the recipe a bit for no other reason than a whim. Instead of the ground turkey & beef I used 2 lbs of sweet Italian sausage, removed from casings. I sauteed a lg, diced onion along with 4 cloves of garlic & a few stalks of celery. I used chicken broth, cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin, a bit of Cayenne pepper & brown sugar to taste. I used 6 lg sweet potatoes - some cubed & some diced - & a lg bag of frozen corn. I put it all in the slow cooker together & let it cook on low for about 8 hrs. One reason I made so much was because I planned to put some in the freezer, give some to my parents & some to my brother. Ha! That didn't happen! I thought our guests were going to lick the slow cooker clean! It was that good! You can be sure I will be making this again. I also plan to make this recipe as written.
This recipe is one awesomely delicious soup. I didn't follow the recipe to a t, as I eyeballed the spices, drastically increasing the amount of both cumin and chili powder (1t and 1T, respectively is not enough even if I hadn't doubled the recipe) in addition to the meat (2 lbs.) and tomatoes (3 cans). The addition of the sweet potatoes made it extremely filling, limited my serving to just one bowl rather than the one and a half I'll usually have of chili/soup at dinner time. The cinnamon, while present, didn't overwhelm like I was worried about while preparing it. The celery also added a nice textural element to it as well. I will be making this again. Guaranteed!
This was amazing! People who claimed they didn't like sweet potatoes loved it.
Way too much cinnamon, and not enough of the savory spices. If I were to make again, I would cut back on the cinnamon and turn up the heat/spices.
The flavor on this was amazing! Made a few minor changes with one batch, but this is fantastic as written. Completely left out the cayenne pepper as there are some sensetive tongues in my household and went with diced tomatoes rather than stewed as it's what we had on hand. Ended up cooking for about 9 hours total. Sweet potatoes were very tender and the whole meal was very hearty and great for a cold fall evening.
i prepared this just like "Sherri" did, except do not care for sweet potato's so used a mix of russets, for thickness, and a couple yukon golds, they have a hink of sweetness, with out sweet potaoes addwd some red and yellow peppers and chopped onion and some garlic, older crock pot, and 8-9 hrs on low was perfect-to
Great recipe my family loved it. we had it with shredded cheese on top and whole grain scoops . very delicious
Only changes I made to simplify things was cut potatoes to the size of home style fries, made everything that was a "pinch" 1/4 tsp, drained and used entire can of corn, entire medium sweet onion since some are huge, closer to a cup of celery, and cooked 8 hrs low, putting the burger, beans and corn in the last 3 hrs. Corn bread muffins were great to eat AND crumbled on top! Was chunky with only a little liquid. Wife and daughter really liked it even though not sweet potato fans
Yum! I used a pound of ground beef (no turkey), browned it, and threw it in with the rest of the ingredients right at the start. Also omitted the water. Worked great! The combination of flavors was so yummy! Spicy and a bit sweet - perfect! My husband loved it too!
I made this for dinner today. Only saw the recipe at 4PM which was too late for the crockpot, so I browned the meat first then added it to the other ingredients in a stock pot, brought up to a boil then simmered for 45 min. The potatoes were very tender. The whole meal was delicious. I'm not a fan of sweet potatoes outside of a pie, but this was a great use of my extra potatoes.
very good, I made a double batch and used ground turkey and ground pork. next time I would cut back on the cinnamon just a tad
We didn't expect to love this recipe, but it got better with each bite. The first taste is a little different and it really grows on you and now I make it at least once a month.
Fantastic. I followed the recipe to a T and yummy, yummy, yummy is all I have to say. Thanks for sharing such a great recipe
This was delicious! The perfect amount of spice and the cinnamon was actually a good addition. I added white beans in chili sauce and used fire roasted Rotel. Definitely a keeper.
Delicious! The sweet potatoes make it a sweeter tasting chili, which I like for a change. I used lentils instead of black beans, because I always do in chili, and I added some cilantro when adding the meat and lentils, which was yummy. I don't think it needs to cook on high for as long as the recipe says, I turned it down to low after about 3 hours on high and left it on low for the remaining 3 hours, and it definitely was quite well cooked, the sweet potatoes were quite soft.
I really enjoyed this soup. I love sweet potatoes, so it was really nice to have it in this soup. There's not a lot of heat, so I might add a chipotle pepper next time. But the flavor is amazing!
This was my first slow cooker recipe ever, and boy did it turn out AWESOME! Used 1lb of beef and 1lb of ground pork to make it meatier. YUM! Used a teaspoon rather than a pinch of each spice. Didn't use the cinnamon. I added half cup of water, because it looked dry at first, but then it became more liquidy. I probably wouldn't add the water next time. Everyone loved it. Just the right amount of spice.
I left out the water and salt. Used a 1/2 teaspoon for everything that said "pinch." If you love spicy chili like I do, add a jalapeno for good measure.
I added a yellow and orange pepper chopped and I used chicken broth (14.5 oz can) instead of water. When I added the black beans I put a can of refried beans in too. Absolutely delicious. I love sweet potatoes, but like some of the other reviewers, I was apprehensive about how they would go with chili. This is the only way I will make chili from now on. My husband doesn't even like sweet potatoes but he liked this.
This was absolutely fabulous! Easy and fairly inexpensive. Cooked 4 hrs, added final ingredients and then went another 1 1/2 hrs. Will cut back to 4 plus 1 next time as sweet potatoes had little consistency. Makes a thick stew-like soup. Will be a regular in our home.
My 2 sweet potatoes were huge, so I ended up adding extra beans and ground turkey. I doubled the spices based on reviews and added 1 cup of beef broth part of the way through the cooking because it was drier than we like our chili. Unique flavors - flavorful but not spicy. If you like sweet potatoes, give this one a try. We'll have it again when we're in the mood for a different chili.
Perhaps it's because we have my standard chili recipe that's delicious, but my husband and I were quite disappointed in this sweet potato chili. I used ground beef rather than adding turkey, but the recipe was too sweet and bland for us. I sampled it when I got home and added a can of Ranch Beans with jalapenos to try to add flavors. It still didn't work for us, and we did not save the leftovers for another day...unheard of around here!
Really tasty chili. I made a few small changes: I used three cans of Rotelo diced tomatoes and green chiles, one diced/seeded jalapeno, two cloves garlic and a tablespoon of brown sugar. I garnished with cheddar and low fat sour cream. A unique take on chili that I will definitely use again. Thank you for the great recipe!
I've made this recipe a couple times so far and have really liked it. I made it last night for an annual chili cook-off at work and it did really well. Obviously, when you're talking about sweet potatoes, it's hit and miss; some people really like them, others can't stand them. I love them and this recipe doesn't disappoint! I did modify a step, however: Instead of putting the raw potatoes straight into the crock, I pop them into a large sauce pan with a little olive oil, cinnamon and brown sugar to taste along with the sweet onions, caramelizing both and more importantly, partially cooking the potatoes which cuts the crock cook time in half. I also doubled the potatoes and excluded the beef and turkey, making it a vegetarian dish. All-in-all, an excellent recipe. This is one I'll be using for a long time.
We really loved this recipe. This can be changed easily to a vegetarian dish by omitting the meat and adding an extra can of black beans.
This recipe was yummy. I didn't have time to get it all together in the morning because I was late for work, so I had to make it in a much shorter time frame than allotted in the recipe. I browned my meat (I used 1.3 lbs lean ground beef) with 1/2 of a yellow onion that was diced. I also put my sweet potatoes in the microwave for about 8 minutes and then diced them before throwing everything together in the slow cooker. I cooked it on high for about 2.5 to 3 hours. It probably wold have been even better if I had been able to follow the recipe exactly, but it was still very good and quite easy. I would definitely recommend it. the bf isn't a fan of cumin and thought the taste might have been a little strong, but he still liked it. I didn't mind it. We both though it seemed like it might be missing a little something (hence the 4 stars), but again, it was still good!
Loved it. Had to make some changes....I can't have beef or turkey or garlic(most chili powders) or black beans . I used ground pork which probably makes it really different. Used green beans in place of black beans. Didn't have any celery. I used a garlic free chili powder(recipe I found online) that I mix that is awesome. Its borderline too much cinnamon, so I've scaled it back a little. Its sweet but has enough heat to make my nose run. I actually think its better as leftovers. I also only had one can of stewed tomatoes, so I used petite cut tomatoes with the chiles, which is perfect. I think of this chili as more of a sweet potatoe stew!
We are vegetarian, so I'm always looking for great chili recipes! And I found one!! The only change I made was I used Wegmans meatless sausage crumbles vice the animal meats listed. Truly amazing dish!! Great in the Crock Pot, too!!!
I have made this several times and it's very good and freezes well.
If you like chili to make your eyes water just a little, this isn't the recipe for you. I was looking for a "twist" on chili, but this wasn't spicy enough for me. I added lots more cayenne pepper and frank's hot sauce before it was the right heat. The sweet potato tasted great in the dish, though.
So glad I found this recipe!! We loved it! I left out the celery only because we were out. Topped ours with cheese and sour cream. Yummy!!
This was a great recipe! I added in black eyed peas for additional bulk and less on the turkey/beef. I just added everything in and set on low for 8 hours - came out perfect. Will make this again.
This is a wonderful, easy recipe -- made no changes and it came out great, though the sweet potatoes can get a little mushy (fine by me).
A friend had mentioned putting sweet potatoes in her chili, so when I saw this I had to try it! On issue is I don't have a slow cooker, but I cooked this in a pot on the stove and it turned out great! I didn't have diced tomatoes with seasoning so I just added extra of the required spices with the exception on cinnamon. I also omitted the tomato sauce and added 1.5c vegetable broth to keep it from getting too thick. I only used ground turkey instead of beef. Definitely a recipe to pass along to friends!
this was really yummy!! made some jalapeno cheddar corn bread to go with. this is a good recipe, didn't make any changes. this is a keeper
One of our favorites.
Makes excellent chili! I substitued a can of kidney beans for black beans, and actually added some more water because it seemed to be drying up. Came out wonderful and rich in tastes. Next time I'm going to put the beans in from the start to get them softer, and make more! This was only enough for 4 servings, but we couldn't help ourselves...
My family and I loved this recipe. Nice change of pace from regular chili.
I made this for Bunco and the ladies loved it!! I didn't have chili seasoned tomatoes, so just used plain tomatoes with a recipe of chili seasoning added in i place of the other seasonings (+ the cinnamon). I also added a bottle of beer because I like my chili a little more like soup. It was very good.
DELICIOUS!!! Cinnamon in chili, never would have thought!!!!
A lovely savory, spicey and sweet chili, I actually doubled the sweet potatoes because I am quite fond of them. Delish!
My husband loved it. We both had a big bowl garnished with cheese. Hubby took another big bowl to work for lunch. There is something delicious about the flavor combination of sweet potatoes and chili. I have saved this in my favorites and will definitely make again.
I LOVE this chili. I think it is the most delicious chili I have ever had. I love the cinnamon in it.
My husband I absolutely loved this. I don't think it takes as long in the slow cooker as the recipe states. I'd say at least an hour less but it was really good and very easy. I thought the spices were spot on. Not sure why someone thought 1/2 t of a teaspoon of cinnamon was too much? I would highly recommend this recipe and I think you can add any veggies that you want. I added carrots just because I had them.
This was a big win! However, just a little bland. So, we made just a couple of mods... 1- I added diced bell peppers(orange and yellow), 2- we added half a stick of butter and 3 table spoons of Light Brown sugar(to give it a sweet and savory touch), 3- we didn't have 6 hours so we boiled the sweet potatoes for fifteen minutes, browned the meat, and cooked EVERYTHING in a roasting pan (well covered) for just 3 hours. Stirred every 20 minutes to half hour to ensure everything was properly breaking down into a sauce. It turned out fantastic. I should also note we decided to skip the beef and only used Turkey.
This recipe is awesome! I love sweet potatoes and not the rest of my does, so as I was preparing this I was cringing because it does make a large batch and what if no one else liked it? My two boys 19 and 20 loved it and my husband did too! We prefer more juice though so I would add more tomato sauce and a larger can of corn. I also agree with the other reviews about cutting back or eliminating the cinnamon. It was just a little too much, which surprised me because I love cinnamon! Will make again for sure!!
What a wonderful chili. Thanks for sharing!
This was great! I got a late start do I only cooked on high for two hours then added the meats, corn, and beans and cooked an additional 2 hours. I accidentally put in a whole teaspoon of cinnamon but it was still great. I also used a whole pound of organic, grass fed beef and 1/2 lb turkey.
Super delicious, and easy to make. With ingredients that I always have in my pantry and freezer.
Great flavor and consistency!
It was so good! I do like tons of seasoning in my food so I added quite a bit more of all the seasonings besides the chili powder, cinnamon, and cayenne. I also used all ground turkey and no ground beef. It was amazing! I did notice the sweet potatoes never softened 100% so I might cook them for a while next time before starting the recipe. I topped it with shredded cheese, green onions and a little sour cream. Yum :)
This is awesome! Had ground ham in the freezer to use up so used that instead of the ground turkey/beef. FANTASTIC! Will be making again soon!
This recipe didn't do much for me. It wasn't terrible…but I won't be making it again.
I Liked it. Cooked it on High for 5 hr low for 1. Turned on Warm and put beans and corn in for last hour on warm. I added 3/4 tsp of cinnamon and should have only added 1/4 tsp. Didnt read reviews before making it like I usually do. All in All. it is good. .Will serve with Wild Rice.
I left out the corn and celery and used 1 lb of lean ground beef. I also added larger amounts (1/4 teaspoon) of all seasonings that called for only a pinch. I also used 1 can of garbanzo beans in addition to 1 can of black beans since I wanted more beans but didn't have 2 cans of black beans. Absolutely would make it again - delicious!!!
This is delicious!!! The only changes I made were to omit the onion powder (didn't have) and replaced the garlic powder with fresh pressed garlic. The chopped avocado adds even more yum - don't leave it out. I served it with rice and Chef John's Farinata. Definitely a keeper!
We used all turkey and it was really good, cinnamon really compliments it well.
Outstanding. I followed the recipe but added more of each of the seasonings and used all turkey. The best chili I have ever had. I served it with yogurt, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped scallions and avocados
I love sweet potatos and I love chili so this recipe with all it's great reviews had my hopes high. The fact is, the flavors here didn't really do it for me. Had a hard time eating it and the leftovers are just sitting. Not enough seasoning in general, so the spices could probably be done a little more heavy handed. And after 5 hours in the crock pot, the sweet potatoes have been completely taken over by the tomato sauce, so the flavor of those was lost in the course of the cooking process. It's probably personal taste on whether you like this one or not since it is pretty unique.
I made this for the 1st time and it was very delicious and satisfying. I pretty much followed the recipe except that I used canned yams (what I had on hand) and all beef. I think this would be just as great as a vegetarian dish. Very tasty. I also put sour cream out as a garnish for anyone who wanted it - was a great compliment to the flavors.
1 lb turkey breakfast sausage, 1 medium onion, 3 ribs celery, seasoned, browned together. Add 2 medium sweet potatoes, then spices: chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper, Cajun seasoning, squirt of garlic in a tube. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, 16 oz can of black beans, drained and well-rinsed, and 1 cup frozen corn. (I've never seen a 12 oz can of beans?) (Used Hunt's Seasoned Diced Tomatoes in Sauce Green Chile Spices for Medium Chili, a new product to me, and they are plenty spicy...for me.) Added another cup of water as the chili was so thick I could hardly stir...probably because I'm not using the crockpot as per the recipe. So far, so good. Looks and tastes yummy. A little spicy right now but hoping the sweet potatoes will mellow the spice. Prolly not too spicy for a normal person : ) ...
I made some changes: no meat and no added water. Used a whole onion, a lot of celery and 3 cans of beans; kidney, black and garbanzo. This made at least 9 servings. It seems this would be a great Weight Watchers meal! 1 point at most! (probably more like 1 point for 9 bowls, but check the labels yourself, I'm on maintenance!)
I've made this probably 5 or 6 times now. It's awesome and super easy. I use just ground beef (and whatever kind of beans I have) but other than that I follow the recipe exactly. Deelish every time! =)
I made this in the insta pot which worked well. It smelled great while cooking but, in our opinions, it was underseasoned.
REALLY good and very easy to make! Followed all directions except I browned a pound of ground beef with the onions and a clove of minced garlic (about 1/2tsp), drained the oil and then added everything into the slow cooker at the same time. Cooked on low for about 8-12hrs, stirring a couple times during that period (as other reviewers mentioned that the sweet potatoes didn’t cook all the way through). Mine turned out wonderfully and was very tasty! The cinnamon really does make the difference and you will be glad you added it. Freezing it to see how well it tastes when thawed so I will let you all know but I suspect it will be just as good :)
In spite of the daunting list of ingredients, this is really, really easy to make (except for peeling those darn potatoes)! It was perfect as written, however, when making a second batch, I used navy beans instead of black, ground turkey only and added extra tomato sauce. That was all strictly for my personal taste but it turns out just as beautifully. It was also attractive to serve. A real keeper!
This is my favorite chili!! I serve it with a little bit of shredded cheese, fresh diced tomato, avocado, and pickled jalapenos. Freezes beautifully too. Perfect blend of sweet and spicy!
My husband loved this! I only had ground turkey when we were snowed in, so I will try the half turkey/half ground beef next time. After adding the beans and corn, the chili was thick, so I added 11 oz. of V8 juice to stretch it a little. Otherwise, I followed the recipe. Thanks for sharing!
I added an extra can of beans. This was great and made a lot of food!
The house smelled great while I was preparing this! I served it with cornbread and omitted the meat and used veggie "ground round" instead, very yummy and I will definitely make again!
Great recipe. I doubled this recipe but omitted the cinnamon and corn due to my families dislikes. Also because I had ground beef on hand that is what I used and fried with onion before putting in crockpot. Very hearty, delicious comfort food. My suggestion is to cook on low for 8 hours. After 4 our potatoes still weren't soft so had to turn to high.
Loved it! Have made this numerous times. Follow the recipe as written, except I use all turkey and omit the water. My family loves this!
My husband and I love this recipe and look forward to making it. I only cook it on high for 4 hours, putting the beans and corn in at 2 hours, and the sweet potatoes were fully cooked. We are vegetarian- it is still delicious without the meat! We also add sour cream to it before serving, because well, we love sour cream!
This is a keeper!!!. I have a brother who is vegetarian and we are always looking for new meal ideas to serve when he visits. We saw this and decided to try it without the meat. Very good. Can't wait to try it with meat. May also try adding some brown sugar.
I love this recipe. It's great for someone like me who doesn't enjoy cooking but wants to make healthy meals for the family. It is easy and delicious! Plenty of left overs too. I left out the celery and ground beef. The sweet potatoes really make this recipe! I topped it with fresh cilantro and avocado.