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Sweet Potato Chili

Who doesn’t love a warm bowl of delicious chili? Perfect for tailgating, family gatherings, or an easy weeknight meal, chili is a great way to please just about anyone. Made with festive, fall-inspired flavors, like sweet potatoes and cinnamon, today’s zippy, and not overly spicy, chili is delicious garnished with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt, shredded cheese, crushed tortilla chips, or creamy, diced avocado.

  • Sweet Potato Chili
  • Ingredients
    • 1 lb. ground turkey
    • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
    • 2 medium sweet potatoes, diced
    • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes
    • 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
    • 1 package chili seasoning
    • Optional toppings: see Chef's Tips

    Directions
    1. In a large soup pot, brown ground turkey over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes. 1. Place remaining 7 ingredients into pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer for 15 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft. Top with optional garnishes and serve warm.

    Chef's Tips

    Optional toppings: nonfat plain Greek yogurt, shredded cheese, crushed tortilla chips, diced avocado


    Variations

    Homemade Chili Seasoning: In a small bowl, mix together 1 Tbsp. chili powder, 1 tsp. ground cumin, ¼ tsp. salt, ¼ tsp. black pepper, ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional), 1 tsp. garlic powder, and 1 tsp. onion powder.


    Nutrition

    Calories 200, Total Fat 5g (Saturated 1.5g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 500mg, Total Carbohydrate 23g (Dietary Fiber 7g, Sugars 6g), Protein 16g, Vitamin A 140%, Vitamin C 20%, Calcium 8%, Iron 20% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.


    Serves: 8 servings

    Gluten Free Kid-friendly Main Dish Dairy Free Sodium Smart 10 Dollar Meal Winter Game Day Fall