November is coming to an end and it’s only a matter of time before the arrival of our next snow storm. So why not cozy up at home and try out a new recipe? We can’t think of a more satisfying dish that will warm your soul than this delicious bowl of Healthy Turkey Chili!

This recipe comes from the stellar site, Well Plated by Erin, and offers us a slight twist on the classic chili. Instead of the usual abundance of beans, the recipe calls for sweet potato, which adds a unique flavor to the conventional chili bowl. You can nourish yourself and those around you with this delicious bowl!

Ingredients – Makes 8 Servings:

    •  1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    •  3 cloves garlic — minced
    •  2 medium onions — diced
    •  2 bell peppers — any color, cored and chopped
    •  2 large carrots — peeled and diced
    •  2 stalks celery — diced
    •  1 medium sweet potato — peeled and cubed (optional—I added it!)
    •  2 pounds ground turkey — I used 93% lean*
    •  1 1/2-2 cups water — more as needed
    •  1 can tomato sauce — (15 ounces)
    •  1 can diced tomatoes in their juices — (14.5 ounces)
    •  3 tablespoons chili powder
    •  1 tablespoon ground cumin
    •  1 tablespoon paprika
    •  1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    •  1 teaspoon kosher sea salt
    •  1/2  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    •  Pinch red pepper flakes
  •  Sliced fresh avocado
  •  Thinly sliced jalapeño
  •  Shredded cheese
  •  Plain non-fat Greek yogurt — or sour cream
  •  Freshly chopped cilantro

It’s the perfect meal on a blustery day outside that will keep you satisfied. Check it out and let us know your thoughts in the comments below!


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