Sweet potatoes are among the most nutritious vegetables around. I love using them in spicy dishes, like the chili recipe below, because they balance the heat with their sweetness. I like to use the bright orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, which are often labeled yams in the market. They are extra sweet and have add great texture to this chili.
This is a great chili to make for a party. It’s easily doubled and always a crowd-pleaser. You can find chipotle chili in adobo sauce in cans or jars in the international foods aisle in most supermarkets. I make this whenever we have people over to watch a game or when I need an easy and filling vegetarian entrée to bring to a potluck.