Butternut Squash Turkey Chili

Butternut Squash Turkey Chili with Cornbread

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND TURKEY CHILI

You will need:

1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

2 T coconut oil

several mini bell peppers, chopped

several stalks of celery, including tops, chopped

2 cans diced tomatoes

2 cups water or stock

1-2 cups cooked quinoa

1-2 lbs ground turkey

Spice with plenty of chili powder, cumin, garlic & sea salt

*Add any other chopped veggies you like (carrots, zucchini, yellow squash)

Stovetop Cooking Instructions

Saute butternut squash and onion in large stockpot, until onion is translucent.

Add all remaining ingredients.  Combine well.

Cover and simmer 30-45 minutes, stirring frequently.

*You can add beans and/or lentils (especially if you are vegan or vegetarian).

Serve with cornbread, shredded cheese, Greek yogurt (in place of sour cream, of course), tortilla strips or chips, chopped fresh red onion, chopped fresh tomatoes.  Whatever your heart (or, rather, stomach) desires!

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