slow cooker sweet potato chipotle chicken chili

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chipotle Chicken Chili

A high volume, low calorie slow cooker chili recipe. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chili, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 260 kcal
Author Mason Woodruff


  • 2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast cubed
  • 4 medium (800g total) Sweet Potatoes cubed
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) Stewed Tomatoes
  • 15 oz can Pumpkin
  • 15 oz can Light Red Kidney Beans or your choice of beans
  • 8 oz can Chipotle Salsa or chipotle peppers in adobo, blended (spicier)
  • 7 oz can Diced Green Chiles
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Mustard
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper


  1. Wash and cube the sweet potatoes before adding the a crockpot. You can also use precut or frozen roasting sweet potatoes. 

    slow cooker sweet potato chili step 1
  2. Cube the chicken and add it to the crockpot.

    slow cooker sweet potato chili step 2
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the crockpot and stir well.

  4. Cook on high for 2.5-3 hours or low for 7-8 hours. If you cook the chili on high, you may need to let it rest on the "keep warm" setting to fully soften the potatoes depending on the size of your sweet potato pieces. (Cut them smaller for faster cooking.)

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chipotle Chicken Chili
Amount Per Serving (350 g (1.25 C))
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Protein 26g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.