Healthy and Budget-Friendly Sweet Potato and Bean Chili: A Kid-Friendly Recipe for the Whole Family

Do you love sweet potatoes and beans? Well, have I got a delicious and healthy recipe for you! This sweet potato and bean chili is not only tasty but also low budget and perfect for the whole family.

Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamins, fibre, and antioxidants, while beans are loaded with protein and other essential nutrients. So, let’s get cooking and make a yummy sweet potato and bean chili that everyone will love!

Here are the ingredients you’ll need:


Sweet Potatoes and Bean Chilli

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4 -6 Adults


  • 1 White Onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves chopped
  • 2-3 Sweet Potatoes chopped
  • 2 Avocado sliced
  • 1 Lime
  • 300 ml Water
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tin Mixed Beans
  • 1 Tin Sweetcorn
  • 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes


  • Measure out all the ingredients.
  • Chop the onion and garlic, then fry until soft.
  • Add the spices to the fry pan and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Mix in the beans and sweetcorn.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook.
  • On a low heat and allow the chilli mix to cook for 40 minutes.
  • In the meantime, cut the sweet potatoes into wedges and bake until soft, about 40 minutes. Serve with sliced avocado drizzled in lime juice.
  • Serve family style.
  • Adult portion
  • You can use silicone moulds to place the bean mix and avocado in for younger kids.
  • For babies serve 3-4 Sweet potatoes wedges with pre-loaded teaspoons of beans. Served with sliced avocado. Keep the skin on for easier grip!


Allergies: None