Simple Turkey Chili

Simple Turkey Chili

Amanda Ingraham 5

"This is a very simple and hearty chili with plenty of flavor. It's even better the second day! I serve this with lowfat Cheddar cheese and lowfat sour cream. It's also delicious with crackers."


1 h servings 185 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 16.4 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 450 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Place turkey in the pot, and cook until evenly brown. Stir in onion, and cook until tender.
  2. Pour water into the pot. Mix in tomatoes, kidney beans, and garlic. Season chili powder, paprika, oregano, cayenne pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 30 minutes.
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This recipe was fantastic, though I added my own touches... Used a can of mild chili beans besides the kidneys, and mashed half of each can. Added a 4 oz. can of mild green chilies. Also dice...

This chili is a great version of it on the healthier side! I add some assorted veggies like carrots and peppers and onions to it- 1 cup of each to make it heartier and meet my daily veggie requi...

Great recipes with these adjustments. Sauteeed chopped onion and minced garlic in olive oil. Then added ground turkey. Cooked with a montreal dry steak seasoning I use with turkey. Added in a ...

This chili was perfect for a cold night. While I cooked the turkey meat, I added the onions and garlic. I didn't mash the kidney beans and added a can of black beans and corn. Instead of wate...

I REALLY liked this! It's a great recipe for ground turkey if you don't want it to taste like turkey--it tastes just like chili. My only suggestion would be to be wary of how much cayenne pepper...

My wife just loved it... To avoid it being too soupy I added a can of chili beans in addition to the kidney beans. To give it a more unique flavor I added: 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon c...

very good flavor...Will make again and again and again! used black beans instead of kidney, only because I prefer the presentation of black beans.

Absolutely delicious! I only made a few changes (due to what I had in the kitchen). No kidney beans - so I used garbanzo beans. Also, I used frozen, pre-chopped onion (saves time and tears!) and...

Yummy. I substituted half of the ground turkey with Asian firm tofu (which I left under a weight to drain extra water and then crumbled). I like my chili to be thick so I reduced the water to ...