Southwestern Chili in a crockpot.

Southwestern Crock-Pot® Chili with Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Southwestern Crock-Pot® Chili with Sweet Potatoes Recipe - a classic comfort food dish taken to a new level! Southwestern flavors and sweet potatoes make this chili a must-try.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker chili, southwestern chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 538 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 medium green pepper diced
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 15.25 oz can black beans drained and rinsed,
  • 15.5 oz can light red beans drained and rinsed,
  • 1.5 cup frozen sweet corn
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 4 oz can green chilies
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon ground chili powder
  • 2.5 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cup beef broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • shredded cheddar cheese optional topping
  • sour cream optional topping
US Customary - Metric


  1. In a large skillet, heat up oil and butter until melted.
  2. Add ground beef and cook, stirring often until brown.
  3. Add salt, pepper. Stir.
  4. Add cooked ground beef to Crock-Pot®.
  5. Add all of the remaining ingredients. Stir well.
  6. Cook on LOW setting for 6 to 8 hours or on LOW setting for 4 to 5 hours. Cooking time may wary depending on your slow cooker.
  7. Serve topped with shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, chopped avocado and tortilla chips.
Nutrition Facts
Southwestern Crock-Pot® Chili with Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 538 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 1353mg59%
Potassium 1586mg45%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 17g71%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 7205IU144%
Vitamin C 42mg51%
Calcium 149mg15%
Iron 8.6mg48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.