Spicy Chipotle Turkey + Sweet Potato Chili

CategoryYields4 Servings

This spicy chili is a delicious fall warmup that blends sweet and savory in all the right ways.

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 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 large onion, diced
 2 medium zucchini, diced
 1 adobo chiles, chopped + 1 tbsp adobo sauce
 16 oz ground turkey
 2 tbsp tomato paste
 1 tsp ground cumin
 ½ tsp ground cayenne
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 ½ tsp paprika
 1 large sweet potato, diced
 1 15 oz canned diced tomatoes
 2 cups chicken broth
 2 cups water
 cilantro for garnish



Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat and warm until hot, but not smoking. Add onions and zucchini, stirring occasionally 3-5 minutes until soft. Add turkey and cook until brown 3-5 minutes.

Stir in tomato paste, spice blend, + chipotle chile. Add sweet potatoes, tomatoes, chicken broth, + 2 cups of water.

Bring chili to a boil and then reduce to simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sweet potatoes are tender and chili thickens, about 20-25 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro and enjoy!


3 proteins, 1/2 Starch, 1 Vegetable


This recipe is spicy! To cut back on spiciness, omit or reduce adobo chiles and cayenne pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 336
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 189mg8%
Potassium 478mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 17g6%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 9g
Protein 28g57%

Vitamin A 171%
Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 8%
Iron 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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