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Sweet Potato and Quinoa Chilli

A simple and hearty chili, packed with flavour and spice! Recipe kindly sent in by OMS Circle Ambassador Vickie.

Time 45 mins
Skill Level Easy

Ingredients List

Serves 1
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2-3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 sweet potato peeled and cubed
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 can red kidney beans rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup sweetcorn frozen
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup quinoa rinsed well


  1. In a large saucepan, dry saute the onions until soft. Add a tablespoon of water if the onions start to stick.
  2. Add the garlic and saute for two minutes more.
  3. Then add the chilli powder, cumin and cinnamon and heat through until the spices start to become aromatic. 
  4. Add the sweet potato, tomatoes, beans, corn and water to the pan and bring to the boil. 
  5. Once it has come to the boil, reduce to a simmer and leave for 15 minutes, stirring. 
  6. Add the quinoa and simmer for a further 15 minutes. Enjoy!