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Quinoa & Sweet Potato Chili

  • Category: Main Dish
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  • Town/State: CA
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Cooking time: 40 minutes

For the many people working to manage their cholesterol levels with the help of their diet, including corn oil may provide important heart-health benefits.

Amount Measure Ingredients
1 Tbsp Mazola Corn Oil
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
1 jalapeño seeded and finely diced
3 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2  tsp black pepper
1 quart unsalted chicken OR vegetable broth
4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 tsp minced garlic
2 15 oz cans no salt added diced tomatoes
1/2 cup quinoa
1 15 oz can no salt added OR reduced salt black beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups frozen corn
Garnish with green onions, chopped cilantro or sliced jalapeños

To prepare:

1. Heat Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat and add oil. Add onion, bell and jalapeño peppers and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables are softened. Add chili powder and cumin and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until spices are aromatic.

2. Add chicken broth, sweet potatoes and garlic. Bring soup to a boil; reduce heat to medium and cover. Cook for 15 minutes. Add tomatoes, quinoa, black beans and corn and cook an additional 15 to 20 minutes until potatoes and quinoa are tender.

3. Serve with fresh green onion, cilantro or jalapeños for garnish.