Turkey Chili with Red Kidney Beans

SIMPLE CHILI RECIPE PERFECT FOR ANY COLD WEATHER DAY! Who doesn’t love a really good bowl of chili. By adding lean ground turkey and red kidney beans, we have created a protein & fiber filled dish that is perfect for any cold weather day. Hope you enjoy!


Ingredients:
Makes: 10-12 servings

  • 2 lbs lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons sweet basil
  • 1 24oz bottle organic tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water or low sodium beef/chicken stock (may need to add more based on consistency preference)
  • 2-4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 14oz cans red kidney beans, drained/rinsed
  • 1-2 14oz cans of stewed tomatoes (optional)
  • salt and pepper


Directions:
Heat extra virgin olive oil in large skillet or pot over medium heat. Saute onions, bell peppers, and garlic for about 5 minutes. Add ground turkey and break into pieces (crumbles) until no longer pink. Add basil, oregano, chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, tomato sauce, stewed/diced tomatoes. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes. Add water or chicken stock and kidney beans. Bring to slight boil. Reduce heat and simmer on low for 1 hour. Taste chili before adding salt & pepper. Add vinegar into chili.

Top chili with cheese, low fat sour cream or greek yogurt. Enjoy with side salad or green vegetable. *Try adding additional veggies to your chili like corn, carrots, broccoli or just use your imagination & create a new dish you will love!

 

Nutritional Facts:
Calories:
256 | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 5g | Carbs: 16g | Protein: 23g | Sugar: 4g

 

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