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Slow Cooker Ground Turkey with Butternut Squash, Corn, Peas and Southwest Spice Blend

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Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs
Servings 4 -6


  • 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
  • ¾ cup butternut squash, chopped
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • ½ cup frozen peas


  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium pan and brown the ground turkey . Add 1 teaspoon black pepper and stir
  • Remove and transfer to the crock pot
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium pan, add onion and garlic, stir until fragrant. from the heat and transfer to the crockpot
  • Add diced tomatoes, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper, bay leaf and southwest spice blend, then stir.
  • Turn the slow cooker on high and cook for about 2-3 hours
  • About an hour before turning the slow cooker off, add the butternut squash.
  • About 30 minutes before turning the slow cooker off, add the corn and peas.
  • Add salt/pepper to taste according to your liking.
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