Ingredients:

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 -15 ounce cans diced tomato (no salt added), un-drained
  • 2 – 15 ounce cans black beans (no salt added), drained
  • 1-2 cups warm water
  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Warm oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add sweet potato, onion, and red pepper. Stir and sauté until onions are translucent and sweet potato begins to soften, about ten minutes.
  3. Add garlic and sauté for another two minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, beans, water, spices and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  5. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and cook 20-30 minutes. Stir occasionally.

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