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Sweet Potato, Apple & Turkey Chili
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Sweet Potato, Apple & Turkey Chili

Healthy Sweet Potato Chili is comes together quickly with delicious sweet potatoes, apple and turkey in a chili that's perfect for cooler weather!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potato, chili, soup, stew, apples,
Servings: 4 people
Author: Admin


  • 1.5 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 sewet potato peeled, diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1.5 Tbsp garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 4 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2.75 C water
  • 15 oz black beans
  • 15 oz dark red kidney beans
  • 14 oz diced tomatoes
  • 3 tsp lime juice
  • 1 Granny Smith apple diced
  • 13 oz Turkey Kielbasa cut into small chunks
  • sour cream
  • shredded cheese


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the sweetpotato and onion, and cook until the onion begins to soften,approximately 3-4 minutes. Pour half of the lime juice over the apples tokeep them from turning brown until they are ready to be added.
  • Add the minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, and salt.Continue cooking for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add the water, andbring to a simmer. Cover, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmerfor approximately 10 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  • While the sweet potato mixture is cooking, heat a large skillet pan overmedium-high heat. Add the turkey kielbasa to the pan. Cook approximately 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until the turkey is lightlybrowned on each side. Set aside.
  • Add the black beans, kidney beans, tomatoes, and remaining lime juiceto the sweet potato mixture. Increase the heat to high until the mixturereturns to a simmer, stirring often. Reduce the heat back to medium-low, and add the turkey kielbasa and apple. Stir well, and let simmer forabout 5 minutes. Remove from heat and serve. Top with cheese and sourcream if desired.