Sweet Potato, Quinoa, Turkey Chili

Serves 6-8


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes (we like the ones with garlic)
  • 1 medium-large sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup dried quinoa
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper (less if you prefer just a little spice)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 ½ cups vegetable broth
  • serving suggestions: avocado, plain greek yogurt, shredded cheese


  1. Heat a stovetop skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add turkey to skillet and begin to brown.  Adding a small amount of oil for extra lean turkey.
  3. Once turkey is 75-80% cooked, remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Add diced sweet potato, onion and garlic to crockpot.

  1. Add black beans, kidney beans, tomatoes, quinoa and broth to crockpot.

  1. Add your browned grown turkey to crockpot.
  2. Add the cayenne pepper, cumin, garlic powder, pepper and salt.
  3. Stir everything to combine.

  1. Turn crockpot on to low heat and cook for 4 hours.
  2.  Add additional seasonings as needed.
  3. Garnish with avocado, plain greek yogurt, and shredded cheese before serving.