Vegetarian Chili in Sweet Potato Boats by Millie

posted Millie 4-11-99

Vegetarian Chili in Sweet Potato Boats

6 lg Sweet potatoes
1 tb Olive oil
2 Sweet green peppers, diced
2 Onions, chopped
2 Garlic cloves, minced
1 tb Chili powder
2 ts Ground cumin
1 ts Ground coriander
28 oz Canned tomatoes, chopped
14 oz Canned black beans, drained and rinsed
1 c Corn niblets
1/4 c Fresh coriander, chopped, or parsley
1/3 c Plain yogurt
Fresh coriander leaves
Lime wedges

Place sweet potatoes on baking sheet; pierce all over with fork. Bake in 400F 200C oven for about 1 hour and 25 minutes or until tender.

Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook green peppers, onions, garlic, chili powder, cumin, coriander, 1/2 ts salt and 1/4 ts pepper, stirring, for 10 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes and black beans; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Stir in corn and 2 tb of the chopped coriander, cook, uncovered, for 5 min

Place sweet potatoes on plates; slit lengthwise through middle and mash inside slightly with fork. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Using back of spoon, make hollows in sweet potatoes and spoon in chili mixture. Top with spoonful of yogurt and sprinkle with remaining chopped coriander.

Garnish with coriander leaves and lime.

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