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Slow-Cooker Sausage, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

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Slow-Cooker Sausage, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili
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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8
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Get ready for your new favorite pork sausage chili recipe! Sweet potatoes and black beans add a Southwestern flair to this bold and hearty sausage chili made in the slow cooker. Prep time is just 15 minutes, and then you can sit back and relax or go about your day and return to a house that smells amazing. Don't forget to bake up some perfectly flaky Pillsbury™ Crescent Rolls for the perfect complement to this sweet potato sausage chili!
Updated Oct 7, 2022

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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Not a fan of sweet potatoes? Swap the sweet potatoes in this sausage chili recipe for regular potatoes instead.
  • tip 2
    A dollop of sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro take this black bean sausage chili to another level.

Nutrition Information

330 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 40g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

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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