Slow Cooker Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 7 h 15 min 4
Slow Cooker Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili
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454 gm Ground turkey, lean
1 tbsp Cornstarch (optional)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 medium Yellow onion (diced)
454 gm Sweet potato (diced)
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1 1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for cooking)
1 cup Crushed tomatoes canned
1 1/2 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp Chili powder
1 tsp Salt
1 1/2 cup Chicken broth (stock)
1 avocado(s) Avocado (cubed)
1/4 cup Sour cream, fat free (for serving)


Ground turkey - Season with a generous amount of salt and pepper. Fold in cornstarch. (Can be done up to 1 day ahead).

Garlic / Onions / Sweet potatoes / Cilantro - Prep as directed. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead).
If slow cooking, heat up a skillet or saute pan over medium-high heat (if not slow cooking, heat up a Dutch oven). Add cooking oil and then garlic and onions with a dash of salt to heated oil. Saute until softened, ~3 minutes.

Fold in turkey and use a wooden spoon to break up into bits. Cook until brown, 5 to 7 minutes.

If slow cooking, transfer to slow cooker. Add in crushed tomatoes, cumin, paprika, chili powder, salt, chicken stock, and sweet potatoes and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or high for 3 to 4 hours. (If not slow cooking, add all the same ingredients into the Dutch oven, cover, and bring to a boil. Then simmer uncovered for ~20 minutes.)

Cube avocado.

Once chili is done, season to taste with salt, pepper, any more of the spices, or dig into your condiments.

Portion into bowls and let everyone top with cilantro, avocado and sour cream. Scoop with tortilla chips if using.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 501
Calories from fat 253
Calories from saturated fat 53
Total Fat 28.1 g
Saturated Fat 5.9 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.2 g
Cholesterol 90 mg
Sodium 894 mg
Potassium 1230 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 8.9 g
Sugars 8.9 g
Protein 25.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.3
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.9

Energy sources


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