Sweet Potato Chili (Crock Pot)

Total Time
9hrs 15mins
15 mins
9 hrs

Dh loved this non-traditional chili which I adapted from the original recipe in The Healthy Slow Cooker

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, toast cumin seeds, stirring for about 2 minutes or until fragrant and they start to brown. Transfer to a mortar and pestle and grind. Set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, heat oil over medium heat for 30 seconds or so. Add onions and cook, stirring until softened.
  3. Stir in garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and reserved cumin. Stir for one minute.
  4. Stir in barley.
  5. Add tomatoes and tomato juice and bring to a boil.
  6. Transfer mixture to crock pot and add vegetable broth, sweet potatoes and beans.
  7. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours (or high for 3-4 hours).
  8. Mix chili powder and lime juice together in a cup and add to crockpot along with the jalapeno. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes.
  9. Serve in bowls garnished with cilantro and I added non-fat sour cream to mine.