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Slow-Cooker Sausage, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

Slow-Cooker Sausage, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8
Sweet potatoes and black beans add a southwestern flair to this bold and hearty chili.
Updated October 16, 2018
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

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) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count), if desired

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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
950mg
40%
Potassium
670mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
10g
39%
Sugars
3g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
210%
210%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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