We have the perfect dinner recipe for busy winter weeknights! This delicious turkey chili has been a go-to for us lately. It’s warming, comforting, and cozy — plus it’s packed with protein and veggies so it’s super satisfying. Make it in the slow cooker, so you can set it and forget it! You can also make a big batch on Superbowl Sunday to enjoy all week. It’s really the easiest way to cook!
COZY CHILI RECIPE (Makes 2 servings)
INGREDIENTS Spice mix: 1 ½ tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 ½ tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. dried oregano ¼ tsp. chipotle powder 1 tsp. sea salt + more as needed
Chili: 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 – 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional, to taste) 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1 red bell pepper, diced 3 cups diced butternut squash (about ½ large butternut squash) 1 cup dry beluga lentils (or lentils of your choice) 1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes (try fire roasted for a smoky flavor!) 1 Tbsp. tomato paste 2 cups vegetable stock 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup 4 – 5 leaves lacinato kale, stems removed and finely chopped
DIRECTIONS: Mix all the spices together in a small bowl and set aside. Heat coconut oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until soft and translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic, jalapeño, and spice mix. Mix to coat and then add the ground turkey. Cook turkey until it is no longer pink. Add turkey mixture to a slow cooker. Add the bell pepper, butternut squash, lentils, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, vegetable stock, and maple syrup, and stir well. Cook on low for approximately 7 hours or on high for about 4 hours. Once chili is done, add finely chopped lacinato kale. Stir to combine and enjoy!
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