Instant Pot Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

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recipe by Instant Pot Recipe Collection Cookbook

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

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recipe updated Apr 30, 2020


  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Chili powder icon
    Chili powder
    4 tsp (10g)
  • Salt icon
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Chipotle chili powder icon
    Chipotle chili powder
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Vegetable broth icon
    Vegetable broth
    1.5 cups (331g)
  • Canned black beans icon
    Canned black beans
    850g (about 2⅛)
  • Canned diced tomatoes icon
    Canned diced tomatoes
    397g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Crushed tomatoes icon
    Crushed tomatoes
    411g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    as needed
  • Tortilla chips icon
    Tortilla chips
    as needed
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese
    as needed
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream
    as needed


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil to the inner pot
  2. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  3. Then add onion to the inner pot
  4. Cook until softened - approx 3 min
  5. Add chili powder, salt, chipotle chili powder, garlic clove and ground cumin to the inner pot
  6. Cook while stirring occasionally - approx 1 min
  7. Stir vegetable broth into the inner pot
  8. Deglaze with a wooden spoon
  9. Add canned black beans, canned diced tomatoes and crushed tomatoes to the inner pot
  10. Stir well until combined
  11. Cancel - Sauté
  12. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  13. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 4 min
  14. Cancel - Keep warm
  15. Quick release
  16. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  17. Cook until thickened while stirring occasionally - 5 min
  18. Serve
  19. Garnish with green onion, tortilla chips, cheddar cheese and sour cream
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