*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    Black Bean Chili over Sweet Potatoes
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Potato
                 Bean                             Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      lg            Sweet Potatoes
    1      tablespoon    Olive oil
    2      cup           Diced Red Bell Pepper
    1 1/2  cup           Chopped onions
    1      tablespoon    Minced garlic
    1      tablespoon    Chili powder
    2      teaspoon      Ground cumin
    1      can           (14 1/2 to 16-oz) Ready cut
                         Toamtoes with juices
    1      can           (15 to 16-oz) Black beans
                         Rinsed thoroughly -- drained
    2      cup           Diced yellow crookneckSquash
    1      tablespoon    Minced seeded jalapeno chili
    4                    Lime wedges
                         Plain non-fat yogurt (option
                         Chopped fresh parsley (option
 
 Preheat oven to 400. Place sweet potatoes in baking dish. Pierce potatoes with 
 fork and bake until tender, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat olive oil 
 in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add diced bell pepper and cho
 pped onions and saute until golden, about 10 minutes. Add minced garlic and sti
 r mixture 2 minutes. Stir in chili powder and ground cumin, then tomatoes and b
 eans and bring mixture to simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 20 minutes
 . (Can be prepared one day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm over low heat b
 efore continuing.) Add diced squash and minced jalapeno chili; cover chili and 
 cook until squash is crisp-tender, about 6 minutes. Arrange 1 sweet potato on e
 ach plate. Split potatoes open and mash slightly. Spoon some chili over each. S
 queeze lime juice over and top with yogurt (* sour cream?) and chopped parsley 
 if desired. Pass remaining chili separately.
 
 
 
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