Cozy Quinoa and Sweet Potato Chili

Ingredients

  • 3 medium sweet potatos, cubed
  • 1 Yellow or white onion, diced
  • 16 oz jar of salsa
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 2 cups of vegetable stock + 2 cups of water
  • 1.5-2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 tsp ground cumin 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1-3 tsp hot sauce 
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder

Method

Step 1. In a large pot, heat onions in 1 Tbsp olive oil with a pinch of salt and pepper over medium heat.

Step 2. Add sweet potatoes and spices.

Step 3. Cook for 3-4min then add the salsa followed by the vegetable stock and water.

Step 4. Bring the pot to a low boil on medium high heat then lower the heat to medium low to simmer. 

Step 5. Add black beans, cover and cook for 20-30 minutes or until the sweet potatos can be penetrated easily by a fork and the soup is thickened. 

Step 6. Finally, stir in the quinoa.

Step 7. It is recommended to let the chili rest for a few hours so flavors can fully meld together, otherwise, top with avocado and enjoy!

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