Slow Cooker Turkey, Sweet Potato and Veggies Chili Chowder

Slow Cooker Turkey, Sweet Potato and Veggies Chili Chowder is a healthy, filling, easy meal.  It has wonderful flavors and is full of delicious veggies.  It’s a great throw-and-go meal for any busy cold winter night.  This Chili Chowder is sure to please so tonight, let your slow cooker make dinner!

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Slow cooker meals are great for those busy nights when there’s not a lot of time to prep a hot meal.  This Turkey, Sweet Potato and Veggies Chili Chowder is a great meal to utilize a slow cooker.  In a slow cooker, add the sweet potatoes, magical trio (carrots, onions and celery), salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and garlic powder. Add…

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the black beans, diced tomatoes, green enchilada sauce and 1 cup water.  Cook for 2-3 hours on high or 4-5 hours on low, until the veggies and potatoes begin to soften.

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Once the potatoes and veggies have softened, add the zucchini, ketchup, corn and browned turkey (already cooked).  Cook for an additional 1-2 hours until all veggies are tender.

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Add salt and pepper to taste.  If you prefer a sweeter Chili, add a tablespoon brown sugar (I like my sweetness to come from a sweet moist cornbread).  Add cilantro and serve.

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This Chili Chowder is full of nutrients and flavor.  The cinnamon adds a warm unique flavor that makes this dish one of a kind.

If you are looking to make this Chowder vegetarian, omit the ground turkey and add an additional can of black, pinto or red kidney beans.

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Slow Cooker Turkey, Sweet Potato & Veggies Chili Chowder

Slow Cooker Turkey, Sweet Potato and Veggies Chili Chowder is a healthy, filling, one-pot-stop meal. It has great flavors and is full of delicious veggies.

Author Rachel

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground turkey browned (cooked)
  • 2-2 1/2 cups sweet potatoes cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups onions diced
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots sliced
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 cup zucchini cubed
  • 1 can black beans rinsed
  • 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 10 oz frozen corn or 1 can
  • 1 can green enchilada sauce or 1 cup homemade green enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus additional to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pepper plus additional to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar optional

Instructions

  1. In a slow cooker, add the sweet potatoes, carrots, onions, celery, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, cinnamon, black beans, diced tomatoes, green enchilada sauce and 1 cup water.
  2. Cook on high 2-3 hours, or low 3-4 hours, until the veggies and potatoes begin to soften.
  3. Once potatoes and veggies have softened, add zucchini, ketchup, corn and browned turkey (already cooked). Cook for an additional 1-2 hours until all veggies are tender.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add cilantro and serve.

Recipe Notes

If a sweeter Chili is preferred, add a tablespoon brown sugar. Make this Chowder VEGETARIAN: skip the ground turkey and add an additional can of black, pinto or red kidney beans.

Do you like cornbread with your chili?

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35 Responses

  1. candy says:

    Great way to use more turkey and all the different veggies. Like the beans I would probably add couple different ones as well. Great chili.

  2. Janel says:

    This looks like it is very filling. I’m always looking for new recipes to try out. Now if only I didn’t have picky eaters

  3. JEssi says:

    I wish my husband would eat sweet potatoes because this looks amazing. I might make it one night when he is working late and he can just fend for himself.

  4. Heather says:

    This looks amazing! I love chili and I love chowder, and I would never think to combine the two! I am definitely going to try this though!

  5. karen says:

    I really love your tip about using some brown sugar. I never heard of that…but it makes sense! And this looks really yummy! Gotta try it out soon!

  6. Krysten says:

    I had some vegetarian chili yesterday that was to die for, I have been looking for a recipe all day long and this one looks fantastic! I never though of turning my chili into a chowder and thanks for the brown sugar tips!

  7. This literally looks delicious. I would love to try this. Can’t go wrong with chilli that’s for sure.

  8. Debra says:

    This is my kind of chili – I would so much rather eat vegetarian – I am not a huge meat eater but do it because my family love it.

  9. Silvia says:

    I’m drooling this sounds so good! I can probably make this into a Whole 30 version too so that I can eat it now!

  10. Charlotte says:

    This looks fantastic and I love that you can throw it into the slow cooker and let it do its thing! It is packed full of veggies too which is good and useful for us to get as much nutrition as possible!

  11. Yum!! I love slow cooker recipes and this looks so good! And yes, I totally love cornbread with my chili! ^^

  12. This post is just what I needed! I love using my slow cooker, especially during the winter, but I get tired of making the same old things. Definitely going to be giving these recipes a try!

  13. Kristin says:

    We’re tried to incorporate more meat free dinners into our week and sweet potato is our favorite ingredient. This dish looks amazing!

  14. This looks so hearty and satisfying ! I have been looking for more ways to add lean meat into my diet, I gotta try this recipe 🙂

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  15. This looks delicious!! Especially great for how cold and windy it’s been here!

  16. Yum. I like anything chili based. I was looking for cream or milk, since it was a chowder, but I was glad to see it is a dairy free recipe. I love all the veggies, too!

  17. I’ve seen so many slow cooker recipes recently that I’m motivated to go grab mine out the cupboard. I swear I say this every winter!

  18. Samantha Lee says:

    This recipe looks so delicious! Definitely a fun way to eat your veggies. I’ll have to try this for dinner one night.

  19. CourtneyLynne says:

    Omg can we say yum?!?! This chili looks absolutely delicious!!! I must give your recipe a try

  20. Mmm… I’ve never head of chili chowder, but what a great idea! Chili is great this time of the year, and I love sweet potatoes! Thanks for the recipe!

  21. thanks so much for sharing, I am always looking for new recipes for my crock pot in almost three years I have only used mine to make meatballs because I don’t really know what else to cook in it. Definitely going to save this for later

  22. Brittany says:

    This is perfect! I just picked up a huge bag of sweet potatoes at Costco! I’ve been looking for some good sweet potato recipes and this looks tasty!

  23. Rachel says:

    Oh I’ve never thought of using sweet potatoes in chili but it sounds really good. I love how colorful it is.

  24. Reesa Lewandowski says:

    Wow this must be so hearty and filling for these cold winter months! There is so much in it, I love it!

  25. This recipe is right up my alley, I love chili, I love turkey and sweet potatoes and veggies. What’s not to like about this recipe?

  26. Amy says:

    This sounds so good! I love sweet potato but unfortunately my boyfriend does not. I may have to make it and just not tell him 😉

  27. This looks heavenly! Turkey and sweet potato are two of my favourite foods so I’m definitely going to try and recreate this 🙂

  28. Robin Rue says:

    This chili chowder looks amazing! I am always looking for new soups and this is one I am definitely going to have to give a try.

  29. Krystle Cook says:

    Colder weather is definitely here and so this looks like it would warm you right up. This looks like it would fill me up too with so much goodness.


  30. Oh my goodness I am so making this. I make turkey spaghetti sauce and chili, but this recipe sounds amazing!

  31. Tasha says:

    OMG! This looks and sounds so delicious! I’m going to have to add this to next weekend’s dinner menu!

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