Seriously Amazing Turkey Chili

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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 yellow onion, chopped

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 pound extra lean ground turkey or chicken (99%)

  • 4 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste

  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes or crushed tomatoes

  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth

  • 2 (15 oz) cans dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (15 oz) can sweet corn, rinsed and drained

  • For topping: cheese, avocado, tortilla chips, cilantro, sour cream


  1. Place oil in a large pot and place over medium high heat. Add in onion, garlic and red pepper and saute for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently.

  2. Next add in ground turkey and break up the meat; cooking until no longer pink. Next add in chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper and salt; stir for about 20 seconds.

  3. Next add in tomatoes, chicken broth, kidney beans and corn. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30-45 minutes or until chili thickens and flavors come together. Taste and adjust seasonings and salt as necessary. Garnish with anything you'd like.

Notes: Makes 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each.



Calories per serving: 336, Fat per serving: 3.7g, Carbs per serving: 46.7g, Protein per serving: 31.8g


Robyn Marie