Sweet Potato And Ground Turkey Chili
By :The Healthy Meal Prep Instant Pot Cookbook by Carrie Forrest
Instant Pot Sweet Potato Ground Turkey Chili
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This bean-free chili has tons of flavor and heartiness from the ground turkey, vegetables, and sweet potato. The spices aren’t too strong, so it’s kid friendly as well. As delicious as this chili is, the leftovers almost seem to taste better than the first serving. It is perfect for potlucks, weeknight meals, or anytime you want something easy, hearty, and delicious.
Instant Pot Sweet Potato Ground Turkey Chili
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Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
8 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 medium red or white onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 celery stalks chopped
  • 3 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes 1 can
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt optional
  • fresh cilantro chopped , for garnish (optional)
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
8 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 medium red or white onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 celery stalks chopped
  • 3 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes 1 can
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt optional
  • fresh cilantro chopped , for garnish (optional)
Instant Pot Sweet Potato Ground Turkey Chili
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Instructions
  1. Select Sauté and add the olive oil to the inner pot. Once the oil is hot, add the ground turkey. Cook for 2 minutes, using a wooden spoon to break up the meat and keep it from sticking to the pot.
  2. Press Cancel and add the sweet potatoes, onion, garlic, celery, carrots, bell pepper, tomatoes, and chicken broth to the pot.
  3. Lock the lid into place. Select Pressure Cook or Manual; set the pressure to High and the time to 10 minutes. Make sure the steam release knob is in the sealed position. After cooking, naturally release the pressure for 10 minutes, then quick release any remaining pressure.
  4. Unlock and remove the lid. Stir in the cumin, chili powder, and salt (if using).
  5. Serve immediately garnished with fresh cilantro, or place the chili in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 2 months.
Recipe Notes

ADVANCE PREP TIP: Chop all of the vegetables and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week before cooking. MEAL PREP TIP: You can serve this chili with cooked brown rice (THE HEALTHY MEAL PREP INSTANT POT® COOKBOOK page 22) or basmati rice. It also goes really well with a few slices of fresh avocado per serving.

PER SERVING Calories: 230; Fat: 6g; Carbohydrates: 16g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 29g; Sodium: 138mg

3 replies
  1. SRHarris
    SRHarris says:

    very Meh…considering the expense of ground turkey, Im pretty disappointed. Cooked it exactly like recipe. The sweet potatoes disappeared and it needs a lot more seasoning. If I made it again, I would cut the potatoes larger than the rest of the veggies and add a lot more seasoning. Also, since it was quite watery, maybe a tablespoon or two of tomato paste?

  2. Instant Pot
    Instant Pot says:

    Hi SRHarris,

    Everyone palate is different. If you prefer more spices feel free to increase the amount of spices to suit your preference. You are correct, the size of the sweet potatoes are important, that is why it is mentioned to cut into inch by 1 inch cubes to ensure they maintain their shape. Pressure cookers, cook by thickness, the thinner a food item is cut the quicker it will cook and vice versa.

  3. tasha_robichaud
    tasha_robichaud says:

    This was okay tastewise. Definitely needs more seasoning.

    Next time i’d pressure cook for 8 mins instead of the 10, the sweet potatoes disappeared, and the veggies turned to mush.

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