Easy Whole30 Sweet Potato Chili

Yield: 7 people
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Easy Whole30 Sweet Potato Chili Recipe is a hearty, no bean chili recipe, which is super simple to prepare ahead. It’s thick, rich, hearty, healthy and slightly sweet while spicy too. So good!
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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup celery — diced
  • ½ cup red onion — chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves — minced
  • 1 lb grass-fed ground turkey
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ⁄2 tsp ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup red bell pepper — chopped
  • 2 ½ cups mushrooms — diced
  • 2 ½ cups sweet potato — diced
  • 2 ½ cups butternut squash — diced
  • 3 cups diced tomato with juice — if you are using diced tomato from a can
  • 1 cup tomato sauce — any tomato sauce that doesn't contain sugar
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Fresh cilantro — jalapeño and avocado for garnishing


  1. In a large Dutch Oven Pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add celery, red onion and sauté for 3 minutes. Then, add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds longer.
  3. Add ground turkey and cook, breaking up the turkey with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add red pepper flakes, cumin, paprika, coriander, salt, and pepper to taste. Mix everything well.
  5. Add red bell pepper, mushroom, sweet potato, butternut squash, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and chicken broth.
  6. Stir mixture, cover with a lid and bring to a simmer. Cook the chilli for 30 minutes.
  7. Serve with fresh chopped cilantro, jalapeño and avocado on top.

Recipe Notes

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chilli, dinner, gluten-free, paleo, sweet potato, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/7) — Calories: 298, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 37mg, Sodium: 523mg, Potassium: 1295mg, Carbohydrates: 41g, Fiber: 9g, Sugar: 14g, Protein: 17g

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