Turkey Chili with Red Kidney Beans




Turkey Chili with Red Kidney Beans

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:

  1. Heat extra virgin olive oil in large skillet or pot over medium heat.

  2. Saute onions, bell peppers, and garlic for about 5 minutes.

  3. Add ground turkey and break into pieces (crumbles) until no longer pink.

  4. Add basil, oregano, chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, tomato sauce, stewed/diced tomatoes.

  5. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes.

  6. Add water or chicken stock and kidney beans.

  7. Bring to slight boil. Reduce heat and simmer on low for 1 hour. Taste chili before adding salt & pepper.

  8. Add vinegar to chili.

  9. Top chili with cheese, low fat sour cream or greek yogurt.

  10. 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!



Nutrition Facts:

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



 



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