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Recipe of the Month

November 2017 –Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

(photo by http://alidaskitchen.com/)

Ingredients:
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• ½ pound sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
• 1 yellow onion, chopped
• 1 green bell pepper, chopped
• 4 garlic cloves, minced
• 2 tablespoons chili powder
• 1 teaspoon cumin
• ¼ teaspoon cayenne
• 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes w/ chiles
• 1 can (15 oz. each) black beans, rinsed/drained
• 1 lb. lean ground turkey
• 2-3 cups low sodium chicken broth

Directions:
• Heat oil and add sweet potato and onion and cook, stirring often for about 4 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, cayenne, & cumin, stirring constantly for 30 seconds. Add water and bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook until the sweet potato is tender, 10 to 12 minutes.
• Add beans, tomatoes, cooked ground turkey and diced tomatoes w/ chiles; increase heat to high and return to a simmer, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly reduced, about 5 minutes.

Per serving (1 cup): 300 calories; 4 g Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 30 g Carbs; 0 g Sugar; 15 g Protein; 14 g Fiber; 280 mg Sodium

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