Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili

Turkey chili is a winter staple — it’s hearty, nutritious, and most importantly, warm!

It’s a great meal to make ahead and freeze for a quick, high-protein lunch or dinner when you’re too busy to cook.

This turkey chili recipe calls for two cans of kidney beans, but you can use any beans you like, or you can try two different types of beans.

Watch 21 Day Fix creator Autumn Calabrese and her brother, chef Bobby Calabrese make their version of Turkey Chili on their healthy cooking show, FIXATE!

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Turkey Chili

Turkey chili is a winter staple because it's hearty, nutritious, and, most importantly, warm! It's is a great meal to make ahead and freeze for a quick, high-protein lunch or dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 6 servings, about 1½ cups each
Calories 258 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium yellow (or orange) bell pepper chopped
  • 1 lb. raw 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 (28-oz.) can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 (15-oz. each) cans kidney beans rinsed, drained
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • Crushed red peppers (to taste; optional)
  • 12 sprigs parsley chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and bell peppers; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is soft.
  3. Add turkey; cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until turkey is browned
  4. Add tomatoes, beans, chili powder, salt, and red peppers; cook, stirring frequently, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Divide turkey chili into 6 serving bowls and garnish with parsley if desired.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Turkey Chili
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 575mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 8g
Protein 21g 42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Vegetable
1 Protein
1 Tuber/Legume Carb

P90X3 Portions
1 Protein
2 Carb

Container Equivalents
½ Green
½ Red
1½ Yellow

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