Sausage & Sweet Potato Chili
Chili gets a makeover with Italian sausage, Crushed and Diced Tomatoes, black beans and sweet potatoes. The sweetness of the potato balances the spice in the sausage perfectly! All cooked in your slow cooker, just fifteen minutes of prep in the morning results in a tasty dinner after a long, busy day!
1 pound Italian sausage1 tablespoon chili powder1 teaspoon cumin3 cups beef broth1 (28 ounce) can Red Gold® Crushed Tomatoes 28 oz or 2 (15 ounce) cans Red Gold® Crushed Tomatoes 15 oz1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes 14.5 oz1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
- In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked; drain off excess fat.
- Spray a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add sausage and remaining ingredients except cheese.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours. Stir chili well before serving. Top each serving with cheese.
- Option: Serve with baked crescent rolls