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Easy Paleo Chili

This Paleo Chili is the BEST chili recipe you'll ever try! It's made with ground turkey, spices and sweet potato, and can easily be made over the stove or in your slow cooker. Plus, it's both Paleo and Whole30-friendly. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: paleo chili, turkey sweet potato chili, whole30 chili
Servings: 6
Calories: 226kcal
Author: Erin


  • 1 lb. ground white turkey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced, seeds removed
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 4 cups diced sweet potato peeled
  • 1/3 cup canned tomato sauce
  • 14.5 oz. fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste


slow cooker method:

  • Add all of the ingredients into your slow cooker and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours.

stovetop method:

  • Add turkey, oil, onion, and pepper to a large skillet or dutch oven over medium heat and stir occasionally until turkey is cooked, using a wooden spoon to break up the turkey. Then, add the garlic and spices and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Next, add the sweet potato, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and broth, and bring mixture to a boil. Then, reduce heat to a simmer, place a lid on top and simmer the chili for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are cooked.
  • Serve chili with avocado and enjoy!


*Calories are per serving and are an estimation
*Make sure tomato sauce is Paleo-friendly (minimal ingredients, no sugar) -- I used Muir Glen brand 


Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 827mg | Potassium: 769mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 13302IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2mg