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My favorite chili recipe updated with ground turkey! This easy, healthy Turkey Chili recipe will keep you full without weighing you down.

Healthy Turkey Chili

My favorite chili recipe updated with ground turkey! This easy, healthy Turkey Chili recipe will keep you full without weighing you down.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 373 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 2 ribs celery finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder or 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree
  • shredded cheese, sour cream, and scallions for serving, optional
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Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large stock pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add onions, celery, chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook until vegetables have softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add turkey and cook, breaking up the clumps with a spoon, until the turkey is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in kidney beans, tomatoes, and tomato puree. Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered for 30 minutes.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with preferred toppings including avocado and scallions.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from the America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook All-American Beef Chili.