Hearty Turkey Chili

4 from 1 vote
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course All Recipes, Dinner, Lunch, Soup/Stew/Chili
Cuisine 1:1 Ratio, All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Poultry
Servings 10
Calories 330 kcal


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 lbs extra lean ground turkey
  • 2 cups onion coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbs garlic chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 tbs fresh or dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 tbs chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 15-oz canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 15-oz canned red kidney beans
  • 2 cups reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup light sour cream (optional)
  • sliced lime wedges foe garnish (optional)


  • Heat the oil over high heat in a large heavy pot and add the turkey meat. Cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes, chopping down and stirring with the side of a heavy kitchen spoon to break up any lumps.
  • Add the onions, garlic, sweet pepper, celery, jalapeno pepper, oregano, bay leaves, chili powder and cumin. Stir to blend well. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  • Add the drained beans and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes longer. Serve in bowls with cheddar cheese, and sour cream and lime wedges, if desired.



Calories: 330kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 36gFat: 9gSodium: 799mgFiber: 9gSugar: 8g
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