Turkey-Lentil Chili

Turkey-Lentil Chili

61 Reviews 6 Pics
  • Prep

    35 m
  • Cook

    35 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 10 m
GG
Recipe by  GG

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 3 quarts

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Directions

  1. Bring lentils and vegetable broth to a boil in a large pot over high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the garlic, onion, celery, and sausage; cook and stir until the sausage is crumbly and no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, turmeric, cumin, thyme, and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes more.
  3. Stir the sausage mixture into the simmering lentils. Continue simmering until the lentils are tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt. Garnish each serving with a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkle of chopped parsley to serve.

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Reviews (61)

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littlehemmy
21

littlehemmy

We all enjoyed this tremendously - I used one pound of ground turkey (not sausage), two cans of diced chili-ready tomatoes and added carrots. I found that I needed more broth to thin it up a bit - ended up adding two more cups. I also felt it needed lots more cumin, salt, and pepper. We served with whole wheat naan bread and everyone cleaned their bowls! Very healthy dish - good for your heart!!!

YOYOLI
10

YOYOLI

My husband and I really enjoyed this dish. It was hearty enough without being overly heavy and the flavor was good, but not too strong. I made the recipe without any modifications and I would make it the same way again.

elle55407
10

elle55407

I thought this was a really nice recipe. I am not a big fan of pork sausage, but I did like the turkey sausage. I omitted the celery as I also don't care for celery. And I cut down on the garlic by 1/2. I love garlic, but I think you would have only tasted garlic had I put in the full amount called for. I also lightened it up a bit by adding a little chicken stock, as indeed, it is very thick. And I used sour cream instead of yogurt. But dang! This was pretty good!! Served it with warm crusty sour dough rolls, and it was a very full meal. I will definitely make it again. Thanks for sharing.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 240 cal
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs
  • 26.8 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 17.5 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 670 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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