Sweet Potato & Barley Chili

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If you’re ready for something different, try this hearty slow-cooked chili made with sweet potato, pearled barley, and red beans.

Active: 20 mins
Total: 3 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 6


Ingredient Checklist
  • Lime wedges and/or chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


Instructions Checklist

Combine undrained tomatoes, sweet potato, red beans, chicken broth, onion, bell pepper, barley, the water, chili powder, lime juice, garlic, cumin, oregano, and ground pepper in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 7 hours or on High for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.

Step 2

If desired, serve with lime wedges and/or top each serving with cilantro.


Equipment: 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker.

Nutrition Facts

198 calories; 0.9 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 629 mg sodium. 375 mg potassium; 40.7 g carbohydrates; 10.7 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 9.9 g protein; 4089 IU vitamin a iu; 42 mg vitamin c; 20 mcg folate; 81 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 33 mg magnesium;