Sweet Potato Chili (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 in Main Dishes | 0 comments

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Ingredients:
2 tablespoon coconut or olive oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 zucchini, chopped
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 green bell pepper
3/4 cup water
6-7 small sweet potatoes, chopped
1 1/2 cups tomatoes, chopped
1 can kidney beans, drained or 1 1/2 cup cooked kidney beans
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 – 1 teaspoon sea salt

Directions:
1. Saute the onion and garlic in oil until translucent or slightly golden. Add celery, pepper, and zucchini and cook until all vegetables are tender.

Add water, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, kidney beans, cumin, chili powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt. Bring to a boil, and then lower to a simmer.

Simmer for 30 – 35 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are very tender. Add more water if needed.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:
Sweet Potatoes:
• Excellent source of beta-carotene (antioxidant)
• Helps regulate blood sugar
• Anti inflammatory
• Great source of vitamin A

Kidney Beans:
• high in fiber
• helps to detoxify sulfites
• high in iron
• Good source of protein

 

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