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Baked sweet potato stuffed with chili.
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Turkey Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes stuffed with Turkey Chili
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced small
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced small
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 15oz can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 15oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 sweet potatoes
  • sour cream shredded cheddar cheese, green onion - optional
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Wash sweet potatoes and pierce the skins several times with a fork. Place them on foil lined baking sheet.
  • Bake sweet potatoes for 60-90 minutes or until soft.
  • While sweet potatoes are baking, add olive oil and ground turkey to a large pot.
  • Cook turkey over medium heat until cooked through, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Once the turkey has browned, add onion and red pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Next add the drained kidney beans, tomato sauce, chili powder, salt and water.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Once the sweet potatoes have finished baking, slice each one open and gently mash the insides.
  • Place about 1/2 cup of chili over each potato and then top with cheese.
  • Place potatoes back in oven for 2-4 minutes to melt cheese.
  • Add sour cream, cheese and green onion on top before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 535mg | Potassium: 747mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 19365IU | Vitamin C: 17.5mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.8mg