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Sweet Potato Turkey Chili

This chunky sweet potato chili is unbelievably warm and comforting and perfect for a chilly fall evening! Serve piping-hot with cornbread crumbled on top if desired.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 -10 servings


  • 1-1/2 lbs ground turkey
  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2 in cubes
  • 2 large sweet peppers cored and diced
  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can 30 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can 30 oz diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium saucepan, brown ground turkey at medium-high heat until meat is no longer pink. Set aside.
  • In a large pot, saute sweet potatoes, peppers, onion, and garlic in oil at medium-high heat until vegetables are soft and tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir beans, tomatoes, sauce, cumin, chili powder, and browned turkey into sweet potato mixture. Stir over medium-high heat until chili is heated through. Season chili with salt and pepper and serve warm.


Store chili in refrigerator up to 5 days.