Monday, April 11, 2011

Turkey Chili

A great meal for the family. Mine loves it!! Click here for other awesome tips and recipes.

2 lbs Ground Turkey

1 Medium Diced Onion

1 Tbls Minced Garlic

(1) 28 oz Can Crushed Tomatoes

(2) 15 oz Cans Diced Tomatoes with Chilies

4 Tbls Tomato Paste 1 Bottle of Light Beer

(1) 15 oz Can Beef Broth

2 Tbls each of Ground Cumin and Chili Powder

1 tsp each of Cocoa Powder and Dried Oregano

2 Bay Leaves

7 Packets of no Calorie Sweetener

(2) 15 oz Cans Great Northern or Navy Beans

4 oz Whole Wheat Spaghetti – broken into 2” pieces & cooked (feel free to sub your fav healthy pasta or brown rice)

Salt & Pepper to Taste


Brown ground turkey and onions until turkey is fully cooked, add garlic and cook 1 minute more.

Add beer, crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes with chilies, tomato paste, beef broth, bay leaves, cumin, chili powder, cocoa and oregano and mix well. Stir in beans, cooked spaghetti and sweetener. Simmer for 30 minutes. Remove bay leaves.

Makes (10) 1-1/2 Cups of Turkey Chili.

HINT: The secret to great chili is to build a multi level of flavor. The beer and cocoa powder adds a wonderful complex flavor combined with the rest of the ingredients. This chili is tasty, healthy, low calorie and filling!! This chili goes wonderfully with the sweet corn bread. (See Corn Bread recipe)

Below Nutritional Value is based on 1-1/2 cups of turkey chili.

Nutrition Value

Calories, Protein, Fats, Carbohydrates, Sugar

309 24 g 7g 22g 7g

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