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Sausage & Sweet Potato Chili

Rated as 4.85 out of 5 Stars

"Chili gets a makeover with Italian sausage, Crushed and Diced Tomatoes, black beans and sweet potatoes. The sweetness of the potato balances the spice in the sausage perfectly! All cooked in your slow cooker, just fifteen minutes of prep in the morning results in a tasty dinner after a long, busy day!"
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Ingredients

5 h 15 m servings 358 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked; drain off excess fat.
  2. Spray a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add sausage and remaining ingredients except cheese.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours. Stir chili well before serving. Top each serving with cheese.

Footnotes

  • Option: Serve with baked crescent rolls
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 358 calories; 16.7 g fat; 33.3 g carbohydrates; 18.6 g protein; 38 mg cholesterol; 1511 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Made this in about an hour - NOT as a crockpot dish and it was a huge hit. I boiled the cubed sweet potatoes. As they were cooking, I did the turkey sausage (in my case I took off the skin, saut...

I am a novice cook and I stuck to the recipe. It turned out great. I also felt good after eating it, with energy enough to teach 2nd graders! ;) I also tried the non-crockpot version, as suggest...

This was a nice change from traditional chili. On my second helping I added brown sugar to sweeten it up and it was good either way. 4/25/2016 I made this again but this time I did not cooked i...

Great recipe and a nice change for a cold night. It’s very easy to make and just let simmer for the afternoon. I made this exactly as written and it was delicious. Next time I may try adding mor...

Turned out a little soupy because of the 3 cups of broth. Next time I make this, I would probably double the beans and Italian sausage to make it less dilute.

Made it exactly as written and it was wonderful. Not a big fan of "chili", but loved this and the family did too!

I gave this 4 stars because I had to substitute some ingredients due to what was in my pantry. I used deep brown beans and 1/2 cup of lentils (for black beans), chicken stock (instead of beef) a...

This was awesome! Definitely a delicious "spin" on traditional chili. I made it exactly as the recipe states. Also made some sweet potato biscuits to go with it-yum!

This was simple to make and it was delicious!