Fall is here and nothing tastes better than a hot bowl of chili!
1, 1.5 ounce packet McCormick low sodium original chili seasoning
1, 16 ounce can pinto, black, or kidney beans (undrained)
2, 10 ounce cans Ro-Tel diced tomatoes and green chilies (undrained)
1, 15.5 ounce can crushed tomatoes
1 large sweet potato
1 T. sugar OR 2/3 cup light agave nectar
1 pound ground chicken or turkey – optional
Microwave sweet potato 7-8 minutes, once cool, scoop potato out of skin and mash well. Discard skin. (With meat, cook turkey or chicken on medium high-heat until fully cooked, lightly pepper if desired.)
In crock pot (or sauce pan) combine, all ingredients and set on medium-high heat for 1-2 hours. Salt and pepper, if needed.
Assorted Toppings: Reduced fat cheddar cheese, reduced fat sour cream, and chopped onions.
I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do!