Prep: 10 Mins Cook: 30 Mins

Vegetarian doesn't have to be boring. Try this flavorful stew garnished with sliced green onions or ladle over warm squares of fresh baked corn bread for a satisfying meal.

Vegetarian Sweet Potato Stew


  • 4 tbls. vegetable oil
  • 2 small onions, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 can (28-oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups diced peeled sweet potatoes
  • 2 cans (15-oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (4-oz.) ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbls. chili powder
  • 2 tsps. ground cumin


HEAT oil in large saucepan. Add onions and garlic; cook until lightly browned. Add bell peppers; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in water, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, beans, chiles, sauce, chili powder and cumin.

COOK over medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened and potatoes are cooked through. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
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