Chipotle Sweet Potato Chili

This Chipotle Sweet Potato Chili is loaded with veggies, hearty beans and has the perfectly blend of sweet and smoky! This comforting meal will surely warm you up!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chipotle sweet potato chili, vegetarian chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Haylie


  • 1 large sweet potato, diced into medium chunks
  • 1 can light red kidney beans
  • 1 can dark red kidney beans
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 chipotle pepper (in adobo sauce), minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper


  1. In a large pot on medium heat, add a drizzle of olive oil, diced onion, green pepper, and garlic. Let saute for about 3-4 minutes. Add in your diced sweet potatoes with another drizzle of olive oil. Cover the pot and let cook for 5 minutes. 

  2. Add in your cans of beans and tomatoes - DON'T DRAIN THE CANS! Add in your tomato paste and the chipotle pepper with the sauce. Add in the cumin, chili powder, paprika, cayenne and salt and pepper. Mix together until all combined. 

  3. Let simmer for at least 20 minutes for the flavors to meld together. Garnish with sour cream, cheese and jalapeno or green onions! Enjoy!