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Butternut Squash Turkey Chili


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  • Author: KJ & Company - Kate Poskochil
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Description

Not only is this chili loaded with flavor, warmth and is good for your soul, but it carries a lot of healthy protein from the turkey and black beans and friendly fiber and potassium from the butternut squash. Healthy, delicious chili and snuggles, what more could you possibly need?


Ingredients

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  • 16 ounces ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 4 cups butternut squash, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 29 oz can tomato sauce
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • (2) 15 oz cans black beans, drained
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In the bottom of a large stock pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add in the onions and sauté until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add in the ground turkey and cook until browned, seasoning with salt and pepper.
  2. Add both cans of the tomatoes and the butternut squash into the pot. Stir and let simmer on high for 5-8 minutes. Add in the garlic, chili powder, dried basil, cinnamon and black beans. Stir until combined.
  3. Cover the pot and let simmer on low-medium heat for at least 20-30 minutes, or until the squash is tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with your choice of toppings.

Notes

  • Pre-cut butternut squash can be used for this recipe for ease.
  • The leftovers store wonderfully! Cool completely before storing in the refrigerator.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
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