Sweet Potato Turkey

November 26, 2013 in Recipes by Anna

This sweet potato turkey recipe is something you can throw together with ingredients that are around the house. It is very simple and will satisfy your entire household.

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I felt like I needed to post a recipe that involves turkey this week, but there is no way I’m going to instruct you on how to cook the full bird for Thanksgiving!

So, we’re settling with a great throw-together meal that will satisfy your family on any given evening.

This was not something I sat down and planned to make. It was one of those last minute meals that really came through beautifully. It turned out to be wonderful!

Ingredients for Sweet Potato Turkey

2 Sweet Potatoes

1 lb. Ground Turkey

1 Red Pepper

1/2 Onion

1 Red Anaheim Chili Pepper

1 Clove of Garlic

1 Can of Chicken Broth

2T Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1T Cumin

1 Cinnamon Stick

Steps to Make Sweet Potato Turkey

1. Peel and cube sweet potatoes

chopped up sweet potato for turkey recipe

2. Remove seeds and ribs from the red pepper and chop it up.

red pepper for sweet potato turkey

3. Remove ribs and seeds from the chili pepper and chop it up.

chili for sweet potato turkey

4. Peel the garlic clove and crush it with the side of a knife.

crushed garlic for sweet potato turkey

5. Chop up half an onion.

6. Place sweet potatoes in a skillet with the olive oil and cover them with the can of chicken broth. Keep them over medium heat for 15-20 minutes, until tender.

7. Meanwhile, brown ground turkey in a separate skillet with 1T cumin.

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8. When potatoes are tender, remove them from the skillet and combine all other ingredients with a cinnamon stick and a sprinkle of cumin and warm them until tender in that same skillet.

9. Once turkey is browned and peppers, onion, and garlic are tender, mix everything together in one large bowl.

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Steak and Potato Cakes

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This baked sweet potato with ground turkey recipe from Self looks great too!

What is your favorite throw-together dinner?