Slow-Cooker Sausage, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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