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Slow Cooker Turkey Chili w/ Sweet Potato and Black Beans

1 Can (15oz.) cooked black beans, drained and rinsed

2 Tbsp. avocado or olive oil, divided                 1 Tbsp. chili powder

3 Cups peeled & diced sweet potatoes                 2 Garlic cloves minic

1 Pound lean ground turkey                      1 Large onion, finely diced

2 Cups vegetable or chicken broth                 1/4 Tsp. paprika

1 Tsp. Jalapeno pepper, minced                 1 Tbsp. tomato paste

1/4 Tsp. black pepper                                1 Tsp. salt

1/2 Tbsp. ground cumin                            1/4 Tsp. dried oregano

Topping for serving: hot sauce, diced avocado, sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, shredded cheese, diced onions, salsa, thinly sliced green onion, etc.


In a large pan over medium heat, add 1 tbsp. olive oil and saute sweet potatoes for about 5 minutes, until softened. Season lightly with salt and pepper while sauteing. Add sweet potato mixture to slow cooker. Turn up heat to medium-high. In same pan, add 1 tbsp. olive oil. Saute onions, jalapeno pepper, garlic and ground turkey, stirring & breaking up the meat. Cook until meat is no longer pink & onions softened, about 4-5 minutes. Season lightly with salt and pepper while sauteing. Drain off any grease. Add meat mixture and remaining ingredients to the slow cooker, stirring until well combined. Slow cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.


From our teammember Laura: “every one of my 4 children love it! And it lasts for several meals!!”


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About Carol Poche'

Love Baton Rouge and bringing people home. Real estate is my passion...helping homebuyers and sellers follow their dreams. With my business partner, Jeffrey Welsh, our Baton Rouge real estate team The KeyFinders served more than 150 clients last year finding or selling their dream homes! Keyfinders Team Realty 4626 Sherwood Common Blvd. Ste. 304 Baton Rouge, LA 70816 225-335-5395

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