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Pork and Sweet Potato Chili

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Pork and Sweet Potato Chili
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6
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If you've never tried sweet potatoes this way, you'll be surprised at the nutty flavor they add to chili, perfect with pork plus beans and tomatoes.
Updated Feb 9, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 lb boneless pork loin, trimmed of fat, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.
  • 2
    Add pork and chili powder; cook and stir about 4 minutes or until pork is no longer pink.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Look for sweet potatoes that have a dark orange to pale red skin. This type is moister and slightly sweeter than the pale orange variety.
  • tip 2
    Any type of canned white beans can be used in this chili; try cannellini or navy beans.

Nutrition

290 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 22g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
890mg
37%
Potassium
750mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8g
35%
Sugars
7g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
220%
220%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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