Sweet Potato Turkey Chili

Published May 18, 2015. Revised Nov 30, 2018.

Sweet Potato Turkey Chili - Eleat Nutrition

Ingredients:

Sweet Potato Turkey Chili - Eleat Nutrition

1 lb ground turkey breast (93-99% lean)

1 large sweet potato, peeled and chopped 

1 white onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

2 & 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth (or vegetable broth) 

1 (28 oz.) canned crushed tomatoes

1 (16 oz.) canned black beans, drained and rinsed

1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed (this is optional, but makes for a delicious, heartier chili!)

1-2 Tbsp garlic, minced

2 Tbsp chili powder

1/2 tsp paprika

1 tsp ground cumin 

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

Directions:

1. Cook ground turkey in large skillet with 1 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat. Once fully cooked, add to crockpot along with all other ingredients. Mix well. Cook on high for 4 hours (or low 6-8 hours), until sweet potatoes are tender, stirring once every few hours. Serve with delicious toppings such as a few slices of avocado, a Tbsp of shredded cheese, or some whole wheat crackers! 

 

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