Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chili
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
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Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 2 - small sweet potatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • 2 - Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 - cup(s) beef broth
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the diced tomatoes. Open, drain and rinse the black beans.
  2. Peel and chop the sweet potatoes.
  3. In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to saucepan. Stir in the chopped sweet potatoes, diced tomatoes, black beans, chili powder, ground cumin, and lime juice and saute for 5 minutes. Stir in the beef broth and let simmer for 10 minutes to allow the flavors to mingle. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Serve Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chili with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Let cool.
  2. Peel and chop 4 small sweet potatoes.
  3. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of black beans.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • Half of the chopped sweet potatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can black beans
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring all of the contents of the baggie into large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling and cook for 20 minutes.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chili

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add contents of baggie to large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling and cook for 20 minutes.
Serve with salad.

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