Sweet Potato Chickpea Chili with Quinoa

Sweet Potato Chili

Even those who typically hate sweet potato, don’t care of chickpeas and have had enough quinoa for a lifetime will love this hearty and healthy chili. Even kids will eat it without any fuss and go back for seconds.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large sweet potato, diced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion
  • 32 oz vegetable broth
  • 2  15 oz cans of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup apple cider or fresh apple juice with 2 or 3 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa

 

Directions:

  1. In a large stockpot, add olive oil and diced sweet potatoes. Saute for approximately 8 minutes to soften potatoes.
  2. Add in all remaining ingredients.
  3. Simmer on medium for 20 minutes.
  4. Turn to low and simmer for another 40 minutes.