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Slow-Cooker Sausage, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

Sweet potatoes and black beans add a southwestern flair to this bold and hearty chili.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
lb ground Italian pork sausage
3
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
3
cups Progresso® beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
2
medium dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
1
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 rolls), if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix sausage and remaining ingredients except cheese and rolls
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours. Meanwhile, bake crescent rolls as directed on can. Stir chili well before serving. Top each serving with cheese. Serve with rolls.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix sausage and remaining ingredients except cheese and rolls
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours. Meanwhile, bake crescent rolls as directed on can. Stir chili well before serving. Top each serving with cheese. Serve with rolls.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Not a fan of sweet potatoes? Swap out the sweet potatoes for regular potatoes instead.

A dollop of sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro take this chili to another level.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
950mg
950%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
210%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.