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Chicken Chili with Sweet Potatoes

Chicken Chili with Sweet Potatoes

Tons of spice, corn and bell pepper give this healthy one-pot chicken chili recipe Southwestern flair. Serve with your favorite hot sauce and tortilla chips.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cubed sweet potato (½-inch)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 15-ounce can low-sodium cannellini beans, rinsed
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth or homemade chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken (½-inch; about 10 ounces)
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • Sour cream, avocado and/or cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, sweet potato and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are slightly softened, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in chili powder, cumin and oregano and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute.
  • Add beans and broth (or stock) and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, partially cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes.
  • Increase heat to medium-high and stir in corn; cook 1 minute. Add chicken and cook until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in salt and pepper. Serve topped with sour cream, avocado and/or cilantro, if desired.

Tips

MAKE AHEAD TIPS

AUTHOR David Bonom
BRAND EatingWell

YIELD 5 servings
SERVINGS 5
ACTIVE TIME 25 minutes
TOTAL TIME 40 minutes

Nutrition

Per serving 324 Calories
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Mono Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 570 mg
Fiber 8 g
Protein 26 g
Potassium 793 mg
Added Sugars 0 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Calcium 86 mg
Folate 29 mcg
Omega-6 1 g
Vitamin E 4 mg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamin B3 10 mg
Carbohydrate Servings 2

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