Black bean sweet potato chili in bowl next to dutch oven with sweet potato chili

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Easy, hearty vegetarian chili recipe made with quinoa, black beans, and sweet potatoes. 
5 from 5 votes
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quinoa Black Bean Chili, Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 138kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 large sweet potato cubed into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 cups black beans or 2 (15 ounce) cans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 15 ounce cans of diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Chili Seasoning Mix


  • Heat oil over medium heat in large stock pan or dutch oven. 
  • Saute onion and garlic for 3- 5 minutes, or until translucent. 
  • Add remaining ingredients into pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  • Top with any desired toppings.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 640mg 27%
Potassium 259mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 68.2%
Vitamin C 2.3%
Calcium 2.4%
Iron 8.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.