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Slow Cooker Turkey Chili with Sweet Potatoes

In need of an easy, healthy, nourishing dinner? This Slow Cooker Turkey Chili with Sweet Potatoes will save you! Taking only 10 minutes to prep, this versatile recipe works in a Crockpot or simply in a pot on the stove. 
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: chili, slow cooker
Servings: 6 people
Author: Tisha Riman


  • Slow Cooker


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 sweet potato peeled and diced
  • 19 oz can of lentils drained and rinsed
  • 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 4 cups chicken broth

Optional Toppings:

  • greek yogurt
  • cilantro
  • avocado, sliced
  • jalapenos, sliced


  • In a medium pan, add olive oil and heat on medium-high heat. Add onion and sautee until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add in garlic and stir until fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  • Add turkey and break up, cooking until browned and mostly cooked through. Remove from heat.
  • Add all ingredients to the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Serve into bowls and top with greek yogurt, avocado and cilantro, or any other toppings you’d like!