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Crockpot Turkey Quinoa Chili with Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Posted by: Felicia Meyer
February 26, 2016

Best Chili EVER!!!


Ingredients:

- 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 pound lean ground turkey
- 1 large yellow onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 Tablespoon chili powder
- 2 teaspoons chipotle chili pepper
- 2 teaspoons cumin
- 3 small or 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 1 pound)
- 1 cup uncooked quinoa
- 1, 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
- 1, 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1, 12-ounce low-sodium chicken stock

For serving: cilantro, avocado, shredded cheese, tortilla chips, and sour cream or plain Greek yogurt

Instructions:

1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high. Add the turkey, onion, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper.

2. Cook and stir, breaking up the turkey as you go, until the turkey is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in the chili powder, chipotle chili powder, and cumin, then transfer to the bottom a large slow cooker.

3. To the slow cooker, add the chopped sweet potatoes, quinoa, chicken stock, crushed tomatoes, and black beans.

4. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 5-6 hours, until the potatoes are tender. Stir in additional chicken stock if the chili is thicker than you would like (I added about 1/2 cup extra). Serve warm with desired toppings.

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