Healthy Sweet Potato Ground Turkey Chili

Sweet potato ground turkey chili is a healthy and quick gluten free dinner recipe that is full of black beans, corn, and lots of chili flavor! 
Healthy Sweet Potato Ground Turkey Chili | A healthy and quick gluten free dinner recipe that is full of ground turkey, black beans, corn, sweet potatoes and lots of chili flavor!
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small sweet onion coarsely chopped
  • 1 lb. ground turkey 93/7
  • 4 cups sweet potatoes peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika can use smoked paprika if you prefer
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 28 oz. crushed tomatoes canned
  • 1 cup chicken broth or water
  • 15 oz. sweet whole kernel corn canned, drained
  • 15 oz. black beans canned, drained
  • Tortilla chips optional
  • Cilantro optional
  • Sour cream optional
  • Cooked rice optional

  • In a large saucepan, or large shallow pot, drizzle olive oil. Add onions and saute over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Push onions to the side and add ground turkey. Continue cooking over medium heat for 6-8 minutes, or until turkey is almost cooked through.
  • Add sweet potatoes and saute for another 2 minutes.
  • In a small bowl combine chili powder, cumin, paprika, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Mix to combine.
  • Pour crushed tomatoes, chicken broth and pre-mixed seasoning ingredients into the chili mixture. Mix chili thoroughly and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Cover pot and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
  • Add drained corn and black beans. Cover and simmer for an additional 5-10 minutes.
  • Check to see if sweet potatoes are fork-tender before serving. If you would like a slightly thicker chili, mash some of the sweet potatoes to help thicken it.
  • Serve chili over rice with corn chips, cilantro and sour cream and enjoy!
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