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Turkey Chili

The perfect meal for that cold wintery night...and it's healthy, too!
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Yield: 6 people
Calories: 172kcal
Author: SweetOrdeal.com


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion (white, yellow, or red), chopped
  • 3/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups bell pepper (red, green, and/or yellow), chopped
  • 1-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb extra lean ground turkey (or chicken)
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth, low sodium
  • 2 (15 oz) cans dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can sweet corn, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans fire roasted diced tomatoes


  • 1 tbsp avocado, diced
  • 1 tsp tortilla chip strips
  • A few cilantro leaves
  • A dollop of sour cream or plain Greek yogurt


  • Heat the oil in a large pot over a medium high heat. Add in the onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic: saute for 5 minutes stirring often.
  • Add the turkey and stir breaking up the meat: cook until no longer pink. Next add your cumin, Italian seasoning, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Then add the chicken broth, kidney beans, corn, and diced tomatoes. Stir until thoroughly mixed and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to simmer for 45 minutes (or 40 minutes if you're starving and can't stand it anymore!).
  • Don't forget your toppings....enjoy!


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1489IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg