Turkey Chili Boats

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  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 5 russet potatoes
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cumin
  • A few pinches red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • For the baked potatoes:
  • Sour cream
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Chives, finely chopped


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees
  2. Poke holes all over your potatoes using a fork
  3. Coat your potatoes with oil (olive oil, canola oil, vegetable oil – anything will work)
  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper all over the skin
  5. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife
  6. Meanwhile, brown your turkey in a large pot
  7. Season with salt and pepper
  8. When the turkey has browned, add in the vegetables
  9. Cook until the onions have softened
  10. Season with more salt and pepper, and add the chili powder, cumin, and red pepper flakes
  11. Stir this around until everything is evenly coated
  12. Add in both cans of tomatoes and the chicken stock
  13. Let this simmer for the entire time the potatoes are baking
  14. When it is done, add in your cocoa powder and stir together
  15. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  16. When your potatoes are done, slice them open and stir in sour cream, cheese, salt, and pepper (amounts will depend on your taste)
  17. Pour your chili into the potatoes, and top with extra cheese, sour cream, and chives!