SWEET POTATO & TURKEY CHILI by Ready Set Prep’d Meals

Every party has room for chili. Whether it’s by itself, a condiment for hot dogs or piled on top of some nachos – it’s always a crowd pleaser.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, small diced
  • 1 onion, small diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and small diced
  • 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 15 oz. can black beans
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • Salt, pepper – to taste


  • Heat a large stockpot under medium high heat and add olive oil.
  • Add bell pepper, onion and garlic, cooking until vegetables are softened – 4-5 minutes.
  • Add ground turkey and make sure to break into small pieces. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and coat vegetables and turkey well. Continue to cook until meat is cooked through and no longer pink.
  • Add chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, oregano and cayenne.
  • Stir well and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Add sweet potatoes, crushed tomatoes, black beans and chicken stock.
  • Stir well and cover with lid.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook for at least 30 minutes for flavors to meld – stirring occasionally.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve with your favorite chili toppings – ours are Fritos (ALWAYS), cilantro, fat-free sour cream, cheddar and pickled jalapenos.