Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili-2

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

Yield: 6 people
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 15 mins
This Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili is made with a mixture of extra-lean ground turkey, sweet potato, onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, and beans. It is a perfect hearty bowl of chili for a cold day!
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4.07 from 32 votes


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2 garlic cloves — minced
  • lb extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup red bell pepper — seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 2 cups sweet potato — diced
  • 1 can (19 oz/ 540 ml) diced tomatoes — undrained
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 ml) red kidney beans — drained and rinsed
  • Chopped green onions for garnishing


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and sauté for 3 minutes, then add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds longer.
  3. Add extra-lean ground turkey and cook, breaking up the turkey with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  4. Pour browned ground turkey into slow cooker.
  5. Add red bell pepper, celery, carrots, sweet potato, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, 1/2 cup chicken broth, red pepper flakes, cumin, paprika, coriander, salt, and pepper to taste.
  6. Stir mixture, cover with a lid and cook on low heat for 5 - 6 hours.
  7. Add red kidney beans and allow to heat all the way through, about 10 minutes.
  8. Top with green onions.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: dinner, gluten-free, healthy

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/6) — Calories: 335, Fat: 9.4g, Saturated Fat: 0.6g, Cholesterol: 54mg, Sodium: 627mg, Carbohydrates: 38.9g, Fiber: 10.3g, Sugar: 12.2g, Protein: 27g

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