Sweet potato turkey chili

sweet potato turkey chili

Ingredients:

1 lb ground turkey

1 15 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes

3 med peeled/cubed sweet potatoes

1/2 cup diced red onion

1 small diced zucchini

1 cup diced peppers (any or all colors)

2 cups diced mushrooms

1 1/2 cups water

1 tbsp. butter

juice of one lime

Seasonings:

cumin

coriander

cinnamon

salt

pepper

red pepper flakes

Badia complete seasoning

(or any chili seasoning you make or like to use)

How to make:

Cook ground turkey in skillet while boiling sweet potatoes in large pot for 5 min on stove

When turkey is done, drain and add in canned fire roasted tomatoes and sweet potatoes to skillet and let cook on med/low heat

Meanwhile in the pot that you want to make the chili in place tbsp. of butter on med heat and add in peppers, onions, zucchini and mushrooms and let them cook down for about 10 min

Season the meat mixture with all seasonings and lime juice and continue to cook for a few more minutes

Add the meat mixture to the pot with the veggies along with the 1 1/2 cups water

Cover and let simmer for 30 min to an hour on med/low (I am sure you could also do this in a crockpot)

Add additional seasonings to taste

Top with a tsp of Greek yogurt and avocado slice if you wish

Share with your family and friends or save it all for yourself!

I will be eating mine tonight and tomorrow for sure after my workouts and I will be sharing with a friend too!

Makes at least 6 servings

Happy day! A

 

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Directions:

Take 1 tsp butter and 1 tbsp. olive oil and heat on med in bottom of pot

Add 1 tbsp. minced garlic and brown for 1 min

Add 1/2 c chopped white onion and brown for few mins

Add 1/2 lb lean ground turkey and brown for 5 to 7 min, mixing every so often

Add the following seasonings: salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, cumin, Badia complete seasoning, chili powder and continue to brown for few more mins

Add 1 c white wine and let simmer on med heat for 10 min, stirring occasionally

Add 1 c chopped yellow baby tomatoes

Add 1 can white bean of your choice-I used low sodium great northern and 1 small can of white corn, stir all together

Stir in  1/2 c plain Greek yogurt, 2 tsp lemon juice, 2 tsp lemon juice

Add another dose of all of the above seasonings: salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, cumin, Badia complete seasoning, chili powder

Cook 1 c of pasta- I used whole grain elbows-when done cooking add to pot of chili

Chop avocado and add to pot

Give everything one last big stir around and let simmer for few more mins

Place in bowls and add shredded pepper jack cheese to top off and whole grain tortilla chips if you like!

Serves 5

Enjoy! A