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Crockpot Sweet Potato and Turkey Chili

Posted by Meghan Hussey on Sep 14, 2017 7:02:00 PM

Nothing better then a warm cup on a crisp, "chili" autumn night

Adding extra-lean turkey as your source of protein as opposed to

ground beef is a heart healthier choice; low-sodium vegetable broth is

another great alternative to eat cleaner, by reducing sodium intake!

READ MORE & Enjoy! 

What you need:0e083cd8_Turkey_and_Sweet_Potato_Chili-4.xxxlarge.jpg
1 large sweet potato
1lb extra lean ground turkey
1 red bell pepper
1 onion
1/2 cup celery
1/2 cup carrots
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
1 can red kidney beans
Spices - chili powder, curry, coriander, cumin, salt, pepper, paprika,
onion/garlic powder

1.) Sautée the onions, garlic and ground turkey in a skillet
2.) Chop up all the vegetables and toss into the crockpot.
3.) Add tomato sauce, vegetable broth, and turkey mixture to the slow cooker.
4.) Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.
5.) Add the red kidney beans with 1 hour left to cook.

Topics: Good Eats

Meghan Hussey

Written by Meghan Hussey

Meghan is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer who graduated with Honors from the University of Florida with a BS in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. She played competitive soccer for 15 years including for the Gators! She loves to incorporate dynamic, plyometric moves into her client workouts like a squat jump followed directly by a static move like a squat hold Meghan also loves to spend time with her family and dogs and has a passion for continuing her education with nutrition.