April 14

Sweet Potato Chili

Blog, Cooking, Recipes


There’s nothing like a warm bowl of chili to feel comfy and full. This recipe is perfect for vegetarians looking for
a hearty meal with lots of nutrients.

Active time: 35 min – Start to Finish: 50 min


2 lb sweet potatoes
2 Red Bell Peppers, chopped
1 Onion, chopped
2 14-oz chopped, canned tomatoes
2 14-oz. Kidney beans, drained
1 Tbs chili powder
Kosher salt & pepper
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil


Peel and chop sweet potatoes into 1” cubes. In a large pot add water, bring to a boil, add potatoes and cook
until tender about 6-8 minutes. Drain in a colander and set aside.

In a large pot add 2 Tbs of oil then add onions and peppers and cook for 4-5 minutes. Season with 1 tsp of salt
and pepper. Add chili powder and cook for 1 minute.

Add the canned tomatoes, 1 tsp salt, beans and 1-2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5-10, taste
and adjust seasoning.

Serve in a bowl and enjoy.

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Eric Horwitz

About LIFT

Eric founded LIFT Enrichment in 2010 because he wanted to help young kids develop their culinary skills so they could make healthy foods for friends and family for the rest of their lives.  He has worked with kids for over 15 years and enjoys their energy and enthusiasm for learning new things.  Eric studied abroad in Italy while at UCLA and discovered a passion for cooking.  

Eric Horwitz, Ceo of Lift

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