Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Pumpkin Stew

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by | Updated: October 18th, 2019

Even when your to-do list is ten miles long, you still have to eat! That’s why slow cooker meals are the perfect solution — just a little bit of chopping and prepping can result in a delicious, hearty meal that’s full of flavor. This vegan stew is no exception: it’s the perfect blend of fall flavors, with pumpkin, sweet potato, peppers and seasoning, plus filling black beans. Toss everything in your slow cooker and let time do its thing! Don’t have a slow cooker? Good news: you can still have stovestop stew ready in under an hour!

Slow Cooker Black Bean & Sweet Potato Stew 3

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Stew in Bowl
3.39 from 52 votes

Slow-Cooker Black Bean & Sweet Potato Stew

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 177 kcal
Author jazzythings



  1. Add all ingredients to large slow cooker. Stir well.
  2. Cook on high for 6 hours.
  3. Serve topped with fresh parsley.

Recipe Notes

Alternate cooking method: If you don’t have a slow cooker, simply add all ingredients to a large pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce to medium and cook for 25-35 minutes (until potatoes are softened).


Buy the canned ingredients you need for this recipe now!

Nutrition Facts
Slow-Cooker Black Bean & Sweet Potato Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 792mg33%
Potassium 712mg20%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 10g40%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 9809IU196%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Related reading: How to Use a Slow Cooker for Meal Prep