Slow Cooker Ground Turkey with Butternut Squash, Corn, Peas and Southwest Spice Blend
Cook Time
3 hrs
Total Time
3 hrs
 
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Posh Journal
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 pound ground Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 medium white onion chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes fire roasted - unsalted, (remove juice)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon southwest spice blend . Add more according to your liking</span> see recipe below or use pre-made/store bought southwest spice blend or southwest chili mix
  • 1 leaf bay
  • 1 teaspoon salt add more according to your liking
  • black pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup butternut squash chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
Instructions
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium pan and brown the ground turkey . Add 1 teaspoon black pepper and stir
  2. Remove and transfer to the crock pot
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium pan, add onion and garlic, stir until fragrant. from the heat and transfer to the crockpot
  4. Add diced tomatoes, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper, bay leaf and southwest spice blend, then stir.

  5. Turn the slow cooker on high and cook for about 2-3 hours
  6. About an hour before turning the slow cooker off, add the butternut squash.
  7. About 30 minutes before turning the slow cooker off, add the corn and peas.
  8. Add salt/pepper to taste according to your liking.