Sweet Potato Chili Recipe

Hearty and filling sweet potato chili that is full of yummy black beans, ground beef and flavor. You're going to love this different take on a classic chili recipe, especially if you're a fan of sweet potatoes!

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 298 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley


  • 2 sweet potatoes peeled and cubes
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced stewed tomatoes with chili seasonings
  • 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch garlic powder
  • 1 pinch onion powder
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 (12oz) can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can corn


  1. Peel and cube sweet potatoes. Place in a microwaveable bowl with ½ cup water and cook for 4 minutes.

  2. Place sweet potatoes, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, and all seasonings in a slow cooker on high for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

  3. Brown beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drain and discard any excess grease.

  4. Add cooked ground beef, black beans, and corn to the slow cooker. Cook an additional 1-2 hours, until flavors have blended together. Serve warm. 

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Chili Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 91mg4%
Potassium 513mg15%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 6460IU129%
Vitamin C 4.8mg6%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.