Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Seattle, Washington
Search
Health Information
Overview Health Conditions and Concerns Healthy Lifestyle Tips Bastyr Health-E News News and Events Recommended Reading List Recipes National and Community Resources
Schedule an appointment today
Health Information | Recipes

Here you'll find tasty recipes contributed by the Bastyr community and others. Please check back frequently to find seasonal recipes. 


 

Combine this vegetarian chili with a whole grain for a complete protein.

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

This recipe is full of carotenoids, vitamins A, C, E, and other nutrients that support eye health. Vegetarian chili is low in saturated fat and provides a complete protein when combined with a whole grain. This recipe is by Dawn Dailidenas, a student clinician who sees nutrition patients at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.

2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 medium onion, chopped
2-4 cloves garlic, minced
3 small bell peppers (green, red, & orange), diced
1 large carrot, diced
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sea salt, more to taste
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
2-15 oz. cans kidney beans
1-15 oz. can black beans
1 cup water
1-15 oz. can diced tomatoes with fire roasted peppers
1 medium sweet potato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Heat soup pot over medium heat, add olive oil and coat bottom of pot. Add pepper flakes and onion; cook until translucent. Add garlic, peppers, and carrots, sauté until peppers and carrots are tender but not too soft. Add spices, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Add beans, water, tomatoes and sweet potato, stir, cover, and reduce heat to low (add more water if thinner chili is desired). Simmer for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Chili is done when sweet potato breaks easily with fork. Optional garnishes: sour cream, green onion, cheese, avocado, cilantro.

Yield: 4-6 servings
Hands-on time: 30 minutes
Total cook time: 1 hour

Copyright 2014, D. Dailidenas, Original Recipe. (Reviewed by Cynthia Lair, CHN)

More Recipes

"Beet" the Blues Brownie Bites
Apple Blackberry Crisp
Apple Scones
Apple Spice Cake
Apricot Thumbprint Cookies
Asian Breakfast Rice
Asian Noodle Salad with Toasted Sesame Dressing
Asparagus and Mushroom Saute
Baked Eggplant Parmesan
Baked Vegetarian Spring Rolls
Basic Bone Broth
Beautiful Bountiful Berries
Beet and Kale Salad
Best Potato Salad
Broccoli Rabe with Red Pepper and Sesame Seeds
Bruschetta with Watercress and Tomato
Brussel Sprouts a la Martha
Butternut Bisque with Pears and Onions
Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut and Ginger
Butternut Squash with Shallots and Sage
Cantaloupe Cucumber Salad
Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing
Carrot-Parsnip Soup
Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons
Christof's Spelt Pilaf
Eat Your Greens – Swiss Chard Saute
Fast and Satisfying Miso Soup
Fermented Vegetables
Flax Seed Oil Recipe: Fruit Smoothie
Fresh Corn, Blueberry and Basil Salad
Fresh Ideas for Cool Dinners
Fruit Salsa
Fruit-Sweetened Oatmeal Cookies
Gaeng Leang Soup
Ginger Tahini Dressing
Gingered Tomato Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings
Golden Brussels Sprouts
Green Bean & Sesame Salad
Greens and Quinoa Salad
Grilled Vegetable Salad with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing
Healthy Dressing Recipes
Healthy Dressing Recipes for Your Spring Salads
Hiziki Pate
Holiday Baking Made Easy
Homemade Granola Bars
Honey-Sweetened Carrot Cake
Immune Support Soup
Julie's Greens
Kale Chips
Kidney Bean and Corn Salad with Cider Lime Vinaigrette
Lemon Basil Potato Salad
Mary’s Buttermilk Chocolate Cake
Mighty Mushroom Chili
Millet Salad with Fennel and Cannelini Beans
Mushroom Hazelnut Pate
Mustard Greens Salad with Tofu Dill Dressing
Nettle Souffle
Nori-Dusted Pan-Seared Rockfish
Oatmeal Apple-Spice Muffins
Parsnip Sauté
Polenta Pizza
Portabella Reuben Sandwich
Potato-Crust Garden Quiche
Pumpkin Curry Soup
Pumpkin-Ginger Soup (Vegan)
Quick Lemon & Garlic Quinoa Salad
Quinoa Biryani
Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds
Rainbow Root Vegetable Soup
Red Bean and Quinoa Chili
Restorative Chicken Ginger Soup
Rice and Walnut Loaf With Cashew Gravy
Rutabaga and Kale Sauté
Sake-Braised Kale
Siona’s Go Go Green Smoothie
Sloppeh Joes
Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes
Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Spice Frosting
Smoky Ginger Butternut Soup
Spinach and Basil Pizza with Cauliflower Crust
Spring Blood-Nourishing Soup
Summer Squash Fritters
Summer Tomato Salad
Sweet and Savory Citrus Salad
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili
The Blue-est Corn Cakes
Tofu Stroganoff
Tomato Basil Quinoa with Massaged Kale
Tropical Thai Salmon
Warming Chai Tea
Wild Spring Pesto
Winter Cream of Tomato Soup
Ye'abesha Gomen (African Collard Greens)
Yummy Beet Salad

Learn more about the nutrition services provided by Bastyr Center for Natural Health.

Other Recipes

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 |


Home  | Health Information  | Health Care Services  | Our Providers  | Patient Care  | Dispensaries

About BCNH  | Contact Us  | Appointments  | Privacy Policy  | Site Map | Bastyr University