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Dan's Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

Dan's Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

by Morning News


Posted on March 26, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Updated Saturday, Mar 31 at 12:40 PM

Dan’s Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

Serves 8-10

Olive oil (Be generous with this oil)

2-3 celery hearts and leaves

3 medium sweet potatoes, cut into bite size pieces

1 medium onion

1-2 red or green peppers

6 garlic cloves, coarsely crushed

1 ½ tsp turmeric plus dash of black pepper

2 tsp oregano

2-4 Tbsp, chili powder, depending on taste Cumin, to taste

2 Tbsp molasses (The secret ingredient)

2 large cans of tomatoes

1 large can pinto beans, drained

1 large can black beans, drained

Sauté celery, sweet potatoes, onions and peppers in generous amount of olive oil until just browned. Add crushed garlic and turmeric and other spices and the secret ingredient sauté until aromatic. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Simmer on low for at least 1 hour to allow flavors to intensify. Serve warm.