Vegan Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

My favorite thing about this chili is that it can be made in bulk
Sweet Potato Chili

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My favorite thing about this chili is that it can be made in bulk and frozen for those nights when you have absolutely no time to cook it happens to all of us!

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  • Cooking oil
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 Tablespoons tomato paste, such as Amore Italian tomato paste
  • 3-4 Tablespoons paprika, such as Celebration Herbals Organic paprika
  • 1-2 Teaspoon cumin, such as Simply Organic cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon oregano, such as Celebration Herbals Organic oregano
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar, such as Napa Valley Naturals red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup mild chile peppers, diced
  • 2 fifteen-ounce cans black bean, such as Eden Organic black beans
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • Grated vegan cheese
  • 1 Cup vegetable stock (or more if needed)


Add oil to pan, sauté garlic and onions until tender.

Add and mix all other ingredients except sweet potatoes and cheese.

Oil slow-cooker pot and add a layer of the bean mixture, then layer with chopped or sliced sweet potatoes, salt, pepper, and grated vegan cheese.

Repeat all the layers until you run out of beans, and cover with vegetable stock.

Cook on low for 4 hours, then serve!

Vegan Shopping Tip

As an alternative to sugary, salty, processed foods, try shopping for fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Vegan Cooking Tip

For a healthier alternative, substitute honey or molasses for sugar in baking recipes, and use a 3:1 blend of canola oil to olive oil instead of butter when cooking over the flame.