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Author Notes: This recipe is a modified version of a recipe I was given for something easy, cheap, and vegetarian that I could make in my dorm kitchen. It's really great served with rice, you can throw in any vegetables sitting around the kitchen, and it certainly doesn't break my student budget! - Jocief
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 sweet potatoes peeled and diced
- 1 green pepper
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 2 teaspoons cumin
- a pinch of salt
- 1 1/3 cups water
- 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed
- 1 cup canned tomatoes, diced
- 1 handful frozen corn
- 2 teaspoons lime juice
- 1 handful chopped cilantro
- Heat the oil in a large pot
- Add onion, sweet potatoes, and pepper stirring often until onion is soft (about 5 minutes)
- Add garlic, chili powder, cumin, and salt and stir for about 30 seconds
- Add the water and bring it to a simmer, cover, reduce heat and let it simmer until the potato is tender (10 minutes)
- Add beans, tomatoes, lime juice, and corn
- Increase heat and let it return to a simmer, stir often
- Simmer until slightly reduces (about 5 minutes)
- Once off the heat, stir in cilantro
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Dirt Cheap Dinner
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