Growing Chefs! Ontario Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili

Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili

Ground turkey makes a lighter alternative to beef and the vitamin rich sweet potato makes this a delicious AND nutritious chili!
4-6 servings
1 pound lean ground turkey1 medium onion, diced1/4 cup olive oil2 bell peppers, chopped1 jalapeño, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced2 1/2 tablespoons chili powder2 teaspoons ground cumin1 teaspoon dried oregano Ground black pepper to taste Salt to taste1 can diced tomatoes (28 ounces)1 cup tomato paste1 can black beans, drained and rinsed1 can kidney or white beans, grained and rinsed1 large sweet potato, cubed
Large potWooden spoonMeasuring cupsMeasuring spoonsCutting boardParing knifeCan openerStrainerTasting spoonsDish towelBowls

Get Organized!

Gather your mis en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Dice the onion, peppers and sweet potato. Mince the garlic and jalapeño.

Measure out all of the spices. Open the cans of beans, tomatoes and tomato paste.

Get Cooking!

Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey and cook until browned (About 3 – 4 mins).

Add in onions and cook for 3 more minutes.

Add in peppers, jalapeño and garlic and cook for another 2 mins.

Add spices, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, beans and sweet potato and bring mix to a boil.

Once boiling, lower heat to a simmer and cook for about 30 – 40 minutes, uncovered or until desired consistency is reached.