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A question about a recipe: Smoky Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

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I have a question about the recipe "Smoky Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili" from Gena Hamshaw. I really don't like sweet potatoes. What could I substitute for them in this recipe? Mushrooms? Something else? It's not just a matter of taste, I suppose, but texture.

asked by louisez almost 6 years ago

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em-i-lis
em-i-lis

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added almost 6 years ago

Do you like regular potatoes? Tofu? Celery root might be kinda funky but good...It's delicious when roasted!

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fiveandspice
fiveandspice

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added almost 6 years ago

You might also try parsnips or carrots, if those don't bother you, or cubed butternut squash.

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louisez
added almost 6 years ago

Parsnips or carrots -- or parsnips and carrots -- are a great suggestion. (I'm sad to say I'm not a fan of squash.) Thanks for the suggestions.

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Maedl
Maedl

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added almost 6 years ago

I think mangoes might be a good substitute--they would add the sweetness that you wuld get from sweet potatoes.

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bugbitten
added almost 6 years ago

Jerusalem artichokes?

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louisez
added almost 6 years ago

That's also a great idea. Thanks!

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