Vegan Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Sweet Potato Chili Recipe

By Brand New Vegan

🔪Prep Time: 15 min

👩‍🍳Cook Time: 50 min


2–3 sweet potatoes (orange flesh – about 1.5 to 2 lbs)

1 Tbs aquafaba (juice from a can of black beans)

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1 large white onion (diced)

1 red bell pepper (diced)

3–4 cloves garlic (minced)

1–2 tbs mild pickled jalapenos (optional)

1 Tbs chili powder (McCormicks®)

3/4 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp oregano

2 cans fire-roasted tomatoes (28oz total)

1 cup water

1 Tbs masa harina (or cornmeal)

1 tsp molasses (or other sweetener)

1 tsp unsweetened cocoa

2 cans black beans, drained (rinsed if they are salted)


1Cube sweet potatoes and add to a bowl

2Add aquafaba, salt, and paprika and toss to coat

3Roast at 400° F for 20 min – set aside to cool

4In a large dutch oven, saute onion and pepper until softened

5Add jalapeno if desired and garlic – stir to mix well

6Stir in cumin, chili powder, and oregano – simmer 5 min

7Add tomatoes, water, masa, sweetener, and cocoa

8Bring heat up to medium and simmer for 30 min – stirring occasionally

9Drain and rinse black beans and add to chili

10Add roasted sweet potatoes and taste for seasoning

11Add salt is needed and serve with your favorite garnish

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