Vegan Quinoa & Sweet Potato Chili

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Vegan Quinoa & Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Quinoa & Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Quinoa & Sweet Potato Chili


one 29 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained

one 6 oz can tomato paste

32 oz vegetable stock

1 onion, chopped

5 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 tablespoon cumin

1 teaspoon oregano

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into bite sized chunks

1 cup dry quinoa

salt and pepper to taste

avocado, cilantro for garnish (optional)


Heat the oil in a large heavy soup pot over medium low heat.

Add onions, and cook until soft and they start to turn brown (about 10 minutes).

Add the garlic, and cook for about 2 minutes.

Add the tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, and oregano and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add the beans, stock, and potatoes, and season with salt and pepper .

Cook for about 5 minutes, then add the quinoa. Continue cooking for about 15 minutes – 30 minutes, stirring frequently, until quinoa and potatoes are cooked and the chili has thickened.

Add a bit of water if the chili becomes too thick for your liking.

Top with avocado and chopped cilantro.

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