Game-Day Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chili

January 28, 2022

Bowl full of chili

Are you settling in to watch the big game? Prep this easy-to-make vegetarian chili with a handful of wholesome ingredients hours before game time, and you’ll be ready to enjoy some healthy and flavorful chili by kickoff.

Sweet Potato and Jalapeño Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

  • Course: Dinner, Tailgate
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

  • Servings 8
  • Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 6-8 hours


  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 2 jalapeños seeded and chopped
  • 4 large fresh tomatoes chopped
  • 3 small sweet potatoes chopped
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-ounce can white (cannellini) beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-ounce can red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried Mexican oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1-2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterrey jack cheese chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves


  1. Combine all ingredient in the slow cooker, except for the shredded cheese and cilantro.
  2. Cover and set slow cooker to low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  3. Before serving, top each bowl with shredded cheese and cilantro.

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