Slow Cooker Quinoa, Sweet Potato, & Black Bean Chili
Updated: Jan 4, 2019
Easy protein-rich, and hearty chili. Prep time 15 mins, cook on low heat or high heat depending on your time restraint. I cut the recipe in half because the meal is only for me Enjoy!
1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed well in cool water
3 cups cooked black beans (about 2 [15-ounce] cans, drained)
2 cups vegetable broth
2 (14-ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 medium yellow onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
1/4 teaspoons smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
1 teaspoon salt
-add additional seasoning as needed for flavor
Add all ingredients (except salt and pepper) to a 3-quart or larger slow cooker. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high 5-6 hours.
**If cutting the recipe in half, i cooked mine on high for 1.5 hours and low for 4.5 hours**
That's it! Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy.
Recipe by: www.kitchentreaty.com