White Bean Turkey Chili

A delicious low fat white bean chili recipe made with beans, turkey, and other ingredients. This can be made on the stove or in a crock pot. Makes great leftovers and tastes even better the next day for lunch!
A delicious low fat white bean chili recipe made with beans, turkey, and other ingredients. This can be made on the stove or in a crock pot. Makes great leftovers and tastes even better the next day for lunch!

My friend Debbie of Unfold Creative Invitations shared this recipe with me, which I modified a bit to suit my taste. This makes a lot, so you can freeze the leftovers. Easy and delicious, perfect for a chilly evening.

White Bean Turkey Chili

A delicious low fat white bean chili recipe made with beans, turkey, and other ingredients. This can be made on the stove or in a crock pot. Makes great leftovers and tastes even better the next day for lunch!

Ingredients:

  • cooking spray
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp chili powder, to your taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp oregano
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes (to taste)
  • 3 lbs 99% lean ground turkey
  • 4 16 oz cans of cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups of fat free chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup of fat free sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Heat a large heavy bottomed pot over medium flame. When hot, spray with oil.
  2. Add onions, garlic, saute about 5 min.
  3. Add meat and cook, breaking it up until white, about 5 minutes. Add salt, chili powder, cumin, oregano, red pepper flakes and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add beans, broth, cook uncovered about 10 minutes.
  5. Lower heat and cover, simmer about 45 minutes mixing occasionally.
  6. Add sour cream and cook 5 more minutes. Adjust seasoning and salt to taste.
  7. Top with chopped red onion, chopped fresh cilantro, light sour cream, jalapeños and reduced fat cheddar if desired.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 14 servings, Serving Size: 1 cup

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Smart Points: 5
  • Points +: 5
  • Calories: 211.5
  • Total Fat: 5.5g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: mg
  • Carbohydrates: 23.5g
  • Fiber: 8.5g
  • Sugar: g
  • Protein: 22.5g