When it comes to chili, everyone has their own way that they like it. Some people really like a classic Texas Chili (heavy on the meat, no beans at all), and some like to add in beans and tomatoes. This chili recipe takes a whole new look at chili, and it is AMAZING. Who doesn’t love a boost of Vitamin B & C, because sweet potatoes are loaded with these and high in the antioxidant Beta Carotene which coverts to Vitamin A in our bodies. There you have it – we call that an ABC chili with Vitamin A, B & C!

We recently featured this at our Annual Fall Fest and it was a hit!

      Check out all of these amazing topping options! Corn chips, Tortilla Chips, Onions, Tomatoes, Cheese, Cilantro, and more!


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  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. ground meat (leave out for vegetarian chili)
  • 6 cups sweet potatoes peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp ground red pepper, leave out if want super mild flavor
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 28 oz. crushed tomatoes canned
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth or water
  • 15 oz. sweet whole kernel corn canned, drained
  • 15 oz. black beans canned, drained
  • Tortilla chips, optional
  • Cilantro, chopped, optional
  • Jalapeno, sliced and seeds removed, optional
  • Cheddar Cheese, grated, optional
  • Sour cream (or Greek Yogurt), optional
  • Cooked rice, optional


  1. Dice the onion and saute in a large stock pot with about 1 tbsp oil. Cook on medium heat until onions are translucent.
  2. Add the ground meat and break it up into a large pot and brown over medium-high heat, if using.
  3. Add sweet potatoes and saute for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add canned crushed tomatoes, stock or water, and all of the seasonings. (leave beans and corn out for now)
  5. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are cooked through.
  6. Add beans and corn, drained and rinsed.Taste and add more salt if it needs it. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
  7. Top with cheese & corn chips, fresh jalapeno pepper, cilantro, dollop of sour cream (or plain Greek yogurt) or serve over rice.