Turkey Chili Taco Soup

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This quick & easy Turkey Chili Taco Soup, filled with beans, tomatoes and corn is one of my favorite soups for lunch or dinner! It takes just 20 minutes to cook but it tastes like it was simmering for hours!

This quick and easy Turkey Chili Taco Soup, filled with beans, tomatoes and corn is one of my favorite soups for lunch! It takes just 20 minutes to cook but it tastes like it was simmering for hours!
Turkey Chili Taco Soup

It satisfies my cravings for chili and soup, all in one! Top it with your favorite chili toppings such as sour cream, cheese or whatever you like for a healthy meal that can be prepped for the week or frozen for another night.

This quick and easy Turkey Chili Taco Soup, filled with beans, tomatoes and corn is one of my favorite soups for lunch! It takes just 20 minutes to cook but it tastes like it was simmering for hours!

When I worked full time in the city, on those occasions I don’t bring leftovers for lunch, my go-to was the Turkey Chili Soup from Fresh and Co. This homemade version is just as good, and so much cheaper than buying it! Light, healthy and super filling!

Now I know I have quite a few chili recipes on my site, but this one is perfect when you need a quick meal. Adapted from my friend Julia’s recipe, of Julia’s Healthy Italian Cooking. She’s an amazing cook, a working mother of four, and always cooks her family quick healthy meals made from scratch.

Cook Tips:

  • When reheating, to thin it out simply add more broth or water.
  • To freeze, transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze. To reheat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator then reheat on the stove or microwave.

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This quick turkey chili taco soup satisfies my soup cravings, takes just 20 minutes to cook but it tastes like it was simmering for hours! Top it with your favorite chili toppings such as sour cream, cheese or whatever you like for a healthy meal that can be prepped for the week or frozen for another night.

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This quick and easy Turkey Chili Taco Soup, filled with beans, tomatoes and corn is one of my favorite soups for lunch! It takes just 20 minutes to cook but it tastes like it was simmering for hours!
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Turkey Chili Taco Soup

225 Cals 22 Protein 31.5 Carbs 2 Fats
Total Time: 20 mins
Yield: 9 Servings
COURSE: Dinner, Lunch, Soup
CUISINE: Mexican
Top it with your favorite chili toppings such as sour cream, cheese or whatever you like for a healthy meal that can be prepped for the week or frozen for another night.


  • cooking spray
  • 1.3 lbs 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 10 oz can rotel tomatoes with green chilies
  • 15 oz canned or frozen corn, drained
  • 15 oz no salt added kidney beans, drained
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 16 oz fat free refried beans
  • 1 packet low-sodium taco seasoning, or use homemade
  • 2 1/2 cups less-sodium chicken broth


  • Spray a large pot with cooking spray then brown the turkey over medium heat, breaking up with a wooden spoon as it cooks. When cooked through, add the onions and pepper and cook 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes, corn, beans, tomato sauce, re-fried beans, taco seasoning and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer about 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings such as low fat sour cream, jalapeños, reduced fat cheese, chopped scallions,  onions, or chopped fresh cilantro. Freeze leftovers in individual portions for future meals.


Serving: 11/4 cups, Calories: 225kcal, Carbohydrates: 31.5g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 25mg, Sodium: 905mg, Fiber: 7.5g, Sugar: 4g
WW Points Plus: 5
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  1. Amazing! My son had 2 bowls!

  2. Oh my goodness that Personal Points button is life changing! Took me right to the app and I was able to “share” it with my husband so he could track it!
    This recipe freezes very well- I just pulled some out of the fridge for my husband for his lunch- he has potato as zero points so he’ll top half a potato with this yummy soup for a 3 point lunch (for him). Sooo filling and flavorful. 

  3. Quick, easy, and tasty!

  4. My favorite! I love to have this in rotation during the winter time it is so hearty and delicious. We always have leftovers and it’s just as tasty. Thank you, Gina for always sharing your recipes.

  5. How long should I cook this for using instant pot and should I use natural release

  6. This recipe is SO easy and so delicious! This is a large batch so it worked perfectly as leftovers. I accidentally forgot the refried beans so I just subbed the refried beans for canned black beans and it tasted great. Very filling and hits all the cravings!

  7. This is my favourite soup recipe! I’ve made it with ground Turkey but prefer using a rotisserie chicken. I don’t like tomatoes so I just add extra tomato sauce and some salsa. I make my own refried beans and add garlic.

  8. This soup was super easy to make and absolutely delicious!  I didn’t add the green pepper but followed the rest of the recipe. I love how the refried beans thickened the soup. We garnished with avocado, shredded cheddar and a couple of chips. 

  9. My husband and I love this recipe! I don’t love bell pepper so I use Mexicorn and leave out the whole pepper. We love topping this with Greek yogurt and avocado. 

  10. This is an amazing recipe! So quick, so easy, so flavorful! Family absolutely loved this.  Added a bag of frozen riced cauliflower to this,  such a delicious meal and so much leftover!  Definitely wIll add to my rotation. 

  11. Yum! I have a newborn and have been looking for healthy, but quick and tasty dinners and this one is AMAZING! My 5 year old loves it so much that he asked if I could pack the soup for his school lunch!! I followed the recipe exactly- great flavor and nothing else needed! Thank you Gina!! 

  12. Another great recipe that is easy and fast to put together. Added diced jalapeños from my garden, some red pepper flakes and can of diced tomatoes (didn’t have tomato sauce). Amazing and full of flavor. Tons for leftovers…put in mason jars for easy single serving grab and go lunches for the week. Will definitely make this again!!

  13. This is wonderful. I shared servings with friends and they enjoyed it as well. I love all of your recipes!

  14. I made it using the instructions to an Natasha’s IP chicken chili and it was fabulous. 
    Place turkey in first and add ingredients (except refried beans) and processed 20 minutes, natural release ten minutes then whisked in refried beans 

  15. Made it in instant pot. Perfect! 

  16. Absolutely delcious!

  17. This might be the easiest recipe I’ve ever made…tasted great, will definitely make again!

  18. I started your meal plans this week and this was the first recipe I tried. Delicious! So simple and quick and flavourful.  It made a huge pot, so we will definitely have leftovers and enough to freeze.  

  19. Can I do this recipe as a slow cooker or instant pot? We have a busy couple of weeks coming up!

  20. I made this and substituted black lentils for the turkey and homemade vegetable broth for the chicken broth.  It was delicious.

  21. I am SO disappointed. This is the first recipe I found that I did not like. Now I live in Texas, so we are used to spicy, full of flavor food. I used fresh corn on the cob, even seasoned the ground turkey with salt, pepper, chili powder and cumin because I had a feeling we would need more flavor for the turkey. Otherwise followed the recipe exactly,, but it has zero flavor. I have now added a tortilla soup spice packet hoping it salvages this huge pot of soup.  😕

    • I’ve made this recipe probably over 100 times in the past few years, and I can see where you’re coming from. I made it tonight ( I follow WW) and I couldn’t use a lot of cheese(too many points!) and I kept trying to add seasoning after seasoning to make it better. I’m usually able to put a ton of cheese and it helps a lot, plus cilantro. I sometimes wonder if we should use 2 seasoning packets. Whatever it is, I still haven’t figured out what makes the difference, but some nights it tastes better than other times. The quality of ingredients definitely matters. (I also season the turkey meat)  regardless, I still make this recipe a lot! 

  22. I was looking for something to use up freezer goodies when I came across this recipe. My non ground turkey loving husband gave this 2 thumbs up tonight and said we could definitely to it again. I think it’s a keeper.

  23. The BEST!

  24. How long does this keep in the fridge?

  25. My family loves this, even my picky 9 year old! This is her favorite dinner and I love how easy it is to make. She gets to help with cooking this one. We follow it as indicated and just love all the flavors, taste likes comfort food! It’s our fav and we’ve had it over 20 times. 

  26. Hi! This recipe looks and sounds amazing. Can I 86′ the refried beans or is this essential for the flavor and/or thickness?

    • You won’t even taste the refried beans. Be sure to use fat free. I think they are essential for the yummy thickness of this soup. Sticks to your ribs! Great winter soup. I serve it to guests, with cornbread and salad. Yum! 

  27. We loved this soup!  Thick and delicious, and surprisingly easy to make!

  28. Why does your Turkey Taco Soup say 0 blue points but when it’s out in the calculator on WW  it comes up as 5 pts.

  29. I love soup and make a new pot every week. . I’m also on Weight Watchers so I carefully watch every soup I make. This Turkey Taco soup is hands down the most delicious of all my soups.

  30. This is so simple to prepare and absolutely delicious!! Thank you so much for your wonderful recipes!!

  31. I’m trying tonight

  32. Does anyone know how many servings this makes?! 

  33. What would this be for two servings? Would it still be 0 points?

  34. Subbed diced chicken breast for turkey….it was very good! The refried beans add a nice background taste and wonderful body to this soup! Served with Velveeta shreds, jarred jalapeño slices and ff pl Greek yogurt. Really cured my craving for Mexican cuisine today!! Thanks Gina!

  35. Simply delicious!   Love this recipe!  

  36. This has become a family staple recipe. It’s quick to make and very tasty. I add a chopped jalapeno too for a bit of spice. We top it with shredded cheese, sour cream and chopped avocado. Leftovers are awesome too – flavors blend together.

  37. So good!!   Love the richness the refried beans gives it.    Easy to make and quick.  

  38. Loved by all! A definite favorite!

  39. Excellent taste and freezes well.

  40. Do u drain cans of beans and corn before combing for soup? 

  41. I love this recipe so much. This is a go to for me for lunch all year long! Today, when I made it, I used Tone’s Garlic Sriracha seasoning instead of taco seasoning. It’s still yummy and has quite a “kick” to it!  If you’ve never used this seasoning, it’s very good. When I am doing a quick beef taco, I use half of this seasoning and half taco seasoning.

  42. So easy, 0 points, and got rave reviews. Love this recipe! I will absolutely add this to the rotation.

  43. The soup is a super tasty! I added a jalapeño seeded and chopped and it’s spiced it up just enough. Served with cornbread. Delicious! I will definitely make again!

  44. Delicious! Made tonight for dinner! 

    • Subbed diced chicken breast for turkey….it was very good! The refried beans add a nice background taste and wonderful body to this soup! Served with Velveeta shreds, jarred jalapeño slices and ff pl Greek yogurt. Really cured my craving for Mexican cuisine today!! Thanks Gina!

  45. First time making this and it was delicious!  I will definitely be making it again especially since it is so easy.  I love that it has the little zing from the Rotel but not so overpowering that you don’t taste the other flavors.  

  46. Can’t wait to make this next week! If adding our own taco seasoning, how much should we add?

  47. This was so delicious and filling!  My husband loved it too! 

  48. Unfortunately due to the craze at the store, they only had 93% lean turkey so that added points. I used McCormick low sodium taco seasoning and that added points as well. And the refried beans added points as well. Next time I’ll make my own taco seasoning as homemade seasonings rarely have points. 

    Question though- do you use pinto beans? Or an actual can of the creamy refried beans? 

  49. Made for first time today. Very easy to make and It was delicious. Will definitely make again.

  50. Delicious! Next time I want to use your homemade taco seasoning. Do I use the entire amount of the homemade taco seasoning or just 1-2 tablespoons? What is the homemade taco seasoning amount for this Turkey chili soup recipe? Thanks!

  51. Seriously YUMMMM! I’m sitting here with a bowl of this soup now. I added a bit of chipotle chili and cumin, and I only had 1 lb of ground turkey breast; but otherwise, I followed the recipe. I love the texture that the regrows beans add.

    I’ve started following the purple WW program, so it’s ZERO fabulous points! I snacked a bit much this afternoon, so I didn’t add my usual sour cream, cheese, and tortilla chips. There’s plenty of flavor, do I don’t  miss them at all. Thank you so much!!

  52. This soup is so so good, it’s one of my main staples for winter. Being in Australia the rotel tomatoes with green chillies can’t be bought, so I substitute fresh chilli or chilli flakes in various ways depending on how hot I want it. I also tend to use black beans over kidney beans, or when I’m doubling the recipe I use a can of each. It’s become one of my favourite dishes for entertaining – when I do that I omit most of the chicken broth and serve it as chilli, and cook it on low slow in my multi cooker so that there’s the least fuss and mess possible when my guests are present. Everyone has raved about it. Thankyou!

  53. I can’t get this soup to come out as zero points. The kidney beans had points due to sugar in the can, the refried beans had sugar and tomato paste so they had points. The taco seasoning packet had points and the chicken stock had one point. Can you please tell me what brands you used?  

  54. What is a serving size?

  55. As is, this is a Home Run.  Similar soups in the city are 8-10 bucks a bowl.  

    Made some tweaks to fit my family’s taste.  Instead of the kidney and re fried beans , I used a can of Goya black bean soup..  (my kids don’t like kidney beans).  Black beans also give each spoonful  a pop of color that’s pleasing.  Also instead of chicken broth, i used half chicken stock and half broth.  Finally, added a tablespoon of tomato paste make the consistency a little thicker.  

  56. Very good and filling.

  57. SO GOOD!! Super duper easy and filling. Definitely going to add this to my rotation of go-to meals!

  58. THIS WAS FREAKING AMAZING. I have been making the chicken enchilada soup for years and it’s my all-time favorite but my fiance got sick of me making it all the time so I tried this one and DAMN. This will be a new staple for sure. I used black beans instead of kidney cause I had a ton of them (due to the enchilada soup addiction) and it was mouthgasms!

  59. My family (kids included) loved this Turkey Chili Taco Soup! I’m adding this to my recipe collection!

  60. Added garlic, cumin and chili powder . 

  61. Best soup I’ve ever made!!!

  62. A question about the homemade taco seasoning.  Do I use the whole amount in the recipe?  It seems like a lot.  I made the seasoning and it is excellent, I have only added 1/2 and it tastes great, just not sure if I was suppose to add it all.  This is so yummy!  Waiting for my husband to get home from work so we can eat!  

  63. Wondering if this could be done in the Insta Pot saute for browning then Soup setting and for how long. I have made this many times on stove top and its fantasic!

    • I did make in Instant Pot tonight. Turned out great. I did get burn notice so make sure you deglaze the bottom. I omitted the water & used the full can of refried beans. I cooked with the pasta. I didn’t use whole wheat since I couldn’t find them. Used large shells. Cooked for 4 mins. Quick release. I wanted mine on the thicker side but you could add the water or more broth. Added the cheese at the end. Really easy & delicious. 

  64. Such a quick dinner and the recipe uses ingredients I always have on hand! Served with cheese quesadillas.  Delicious!

  65. WOW, so good.. Waaay better than expected. Best part about it is that kids and husband, who need lots more calories, liked it and could add toppings to make it more caloric—sour cream, cheese, tortilla chips, avocado, etc. For my part, excellent with hot sauce and cilantro.

  66. This is amazing!!!! I made this and froze some for lunch!!! It’s so easy to make and so delicious!!! I’m going to try putting a rotisserie chicken breast in the soup instead of ground turkey.

  67. Do u drain the cans of beans and corn first  in the taco soup ?

  68. I can’t eat corn. What would you suggest as a healthy alternative?

  69. I love this recipe and have made it 3 times so far. Delicious and makes me full with zero points! Get all my ingredients from ALDI so it’s very cost friendly. I’ve also froze half the recipe and still turned out well. 

  70. Fabulous! This is the BEST WW 0 pts soup ever! It is comfort food perfect for this time of year. Added a little crumbled cotija cheese on top and it was perfection!

    Thanks for all the fabulous recipes. You are my go-to site for WW recipes and I recommend you often.

  71. A family favorite–we all LOVE it!! So delicious!

  72. Made this tonight and doubled the recipe, using a pound of ground beef and a pound of turkey. It was so good. My favorite chili I’ve made so far- so happy we have double the amount so we can freeze some!

  73. Delicious! Great as leftovers too!

  74. Fantastic! I eat it every day. It’s 0 points but I would eat it even if I weren’t dieting. I freeze some in 1 serving size bowls to use after the 4-day recommended fridge time. 

  75. This was amazing!!! My top favorite thing I’ve made on here yet, and that’s hard to say because everything is awesome.

    The only thing I didn’t get was 9 servings. Not sure how for a cup and 1/4 that was possible….I had about 7 servings out of what I made so had to adjust it in the app for my points. . (Mine was 4 points per serving because of the can of beans and I used 93% beef).

    Thanks for another great recipe! 

  76. Made this yesterday. It came out amazing!!! Thank you Gina. I tweaked it some, I used chicken breast and cooked it in the crockpot. YUM!

  77. Absolutely delicious! My husband loved it, my picky 6 year old loved it, and I loved it! Will definitely be making again and again! And zero freestyle points!!! Win win!!!

  78. I love this soup! I follow WW points plus, and am wondering what is making up the 5 points on there. Can you tell me?


  79. I have made this recipe several times and it has become a favorite! It’s quick and easy to put together and even my picky eater likes it. Mom win!
    I recently made it for a chili contest (using ground beef instead of turkey and veggie broth instead of chicken broth due to a poultry allergy at the gathering) and won first place! This recipe (and every recipe I’ve tried so far on this site) is a definite keeper.

  80. This may be a silly question but how do you make your own taco seasoning? The ready made packets have so much sodium. I

  81. This soup is absolutely delicious! I didn’t change a thing. Excellent recipe,

  82. What is saturated fat grams per serving ?

  83. Made tonight with ground beef and it was yummy! Added sour cream, cheese and olives for toppings. Thank you for the recipe.

  84. Oh my goodness, This was so good. I’ll definitely be adding it to my rotation of meals.

  85. Made this for dinner tonight and it was delicious! 

  86. We made this for dinner this evening – so good!!! Thank you!! And it made so much!

  87. how long would I cook this in the Instant Pot (after everything is sautéed of course) 

  88. This recipe is SO yummy! Just out of curiosity- what is the serving size in cups? I looked up 11/4 cups and it stated that it is 2.75 cups….. is that correct? Seems like a lot for only 255 calories.

  89. Adore this recipe. A real hearty Go-To 0 point recipe both my husband and I enjoy!

  90. Making this right now and entered into the recipe builder. I noticed the Rosita’s non fat refried beans are not zero points. I scrolled through the comments and saw the Trader Joe’s brand is. I also used 93% turkey so I was expecting it to be 3 points, but the brand of beans I used made it 4. 

    When you use a fattier ground meat but drain the fat really well do you still count it as the percentage you used?

    • Beans are 0 if there is no oil. Of course, even a can of regular beans will have points if you use the calculator and the nutritional label so you have to use recipe builder.

  91. I’m sad I discovered this towards the end of soup season – it is stellar! It freezes brilliantly and is perfect for those days when I don’t have other leftovers to take for lunch. If you portion leftovers individually and freeze, move a serving to the fridge the night before and reheat in the microwave. My only changes to the recipe were to use black beans that I had on hand, instead of the kidney beans, plus adding some hot sauce because that’s my style. Gina’s homemade taco seasoning is spot on. I topped with some reduced fat colby jack, crushed tortilla strips, and scallions. Thanks for another winner!

  92. Great!  

  93. Anyone do this in the instant pot?

  94. I wanted a lighter option for dinner, and I wound up making this meal and having leftover for meal prep! I follow WW Smart points, so having a 0 point option is CLUTCH. I am so beyond grateful for this recipe. It was phenomenal.

  95. This soup is sooo good!! I left out the refried beans and made my own homemade taco seasoning. I used Fire roasted frozen corn instead of plain canned corn. I garnished the soup with a few sprinkles of pepper jack cheese and a dollop of fat free Stonyfield yogurt. It was amazing!!! Thanks Gina!

  96. Absolutely amazing!  This will be on a regular rotation at our house.  

  97. Delicious!! I love food like this. Thank you!!

  98. My picky teenagers gave this 9/10 and an 11/10. Loved it!  Will definitely make again. And again. 

  99. I may have already commented on this soup but it bears repeating – Very yum! One of my favorite winter soups and easy to put together. I’ll be making another pot of it in the next day or two.

  100. This chili is SO GOOD. I’ve been making it about once a month for my family for about 2 years now. They love it. Over time I’ve made it my own by using 2 cans of kidney beans, omitting the broth (we like it thicker) and using 2 packs of taco seasoning. Sometimes I sub regular ground turkey for Jennie-O taco flavor ground turkey and use only 1 pack of seasoning. 

  101. I love this soup.  I am doing Keto and have tried not adding beans but it’s not as good.  Going to cut back on the beans a little.

  102. I’m not surprised it was delicious!! We love all your recipes!

  103. It turned out fantastic!  I personally think most Chilis are simply too thick and don’t have an interesting taste.   FYI…I did add one tablespoon of chili powder to the entire batch to zing it up a bit.

  104. Once again I have made the Turkey Taco Chili Soup. It is a favorite and every time I make, I’m always so excited —- even though I know the taste —- it is soooo goood. So warm, so much comfort in a bowl!!

    Thanks, again, Gina!!!

  105. Delicious. Easy, quick and flavorful.

  106. Is this. Zero points. I keep reading that others say it ranges from 2-6 points.

  107. Our entire family LOVES this soup, year round. Easy, usually have all the ingredients in my cupboard. Two of our grown up kids and their families had it last weekend.  It is addictive!

  108. I put everything in recipe creator and mine came up tp 2 pt. per serving. Even for 2 points it is delish!

  109. Can this be made in a slow cooker?

  110. Hi I have a question. what does a can of refried beans do for this soup? will it thicken it, never heard of this. can you let me know/ thank you

  111. AMAZING!!!! This soup was so delicious! Will definitely be adding into my recipe rotation. I used 93/7 ground turkey which adds points (if you’re following WW) but you absolutely cant go wrong with this recipe. So flavorful and filling.

  112. It I sure so delishous and easy to make ,very filling.thanks for the recipe

  113. This was easy and delicious! 22 g of protein per serving! MY husband loved it too! 

  114. So good! I made it in the Instant Yummy!

  115. Great dinner on a rainy night. My husband and I really enjoy a good taco soup, and this did not disappoint. Love that it is zero points on weight watchers.

  116. So we tried this last night, myself, my husband two teenage boys & a 5 year old…everyone loved it. Perfect recipe!

  117. I made this tonight. I don’t like kidney beans so I used lentils. It’s so good!  My hubby ate 2 big bowls and said I should make it often. 

  118. Turned out so good! I was really worried putting refried beans in a soup but wow it’s great!

  119. Would it work to substitute tofu for the ground turkey?

  120. You said this was a 0 point Freestyle WW recipe but when you add up the nutrition information it is 6 its not 0. Please explain.
    It’s a great recipe but not a 0 zero point one.

  121. Cannot begin to explain how delicious and filling this is! I absolutely love this, my husband did too! Will definitely make it again.

  122. Thank you, Gina! Love this recipe and the zero points!

  123. I made this just as written and it was AMAZING! I’m in an Airbnb so I don’t have a lot of extras to work with but this chili was so good and definitely will make again.  YUM!!!

  124. This soup is fantastic and 0000 WW points to boot!  I am a garlic lover❤️❤️❤️ so I had to add a couple of cloves.
    Thanks Skinnytaste

  125. hi so i was wondering about this recipe being 0 points on ww.
    when i calculated it came up anywhere between 3-5 pts per serving.
    Its an awsome recipe dont get me wrong.

  126. What if you skip the refried beans? This looks amazing and I really want to make it, but the refried beans part I’m
    Not wild about.

    • The refried beans kind of act as a thickener, so if you like really thin soup you could omit. Another option would be buzzing a second can of kidney beans or black beans in the blender and adding for thickness.

  127. Has anyone used black beans instead of retried beans? Wondering if it stil tastes great. 

  128. Just started WW today and made this for my family! It’s delicious and filling and will be making it again next week!
    Thank you!

  129. Made this last night and it was delicious! I couldn’t find 99% fat free ground turkey at our local store but using 93% only made the recipe a 3 SP meal on WW which I think is great. It was so easy and quick such a great weeknight recipe, Not too spicy, but plenty of heat to satisfy my husband who loves spicy food. This a definite keeper! Thank you so much.I

  130. No reason to change a thing. Lots of flavor, perfect goodness to liquid ratio.! Thanks to you!

  131. My husband HATES soup. Convincing him to eat this wasn’t easy, but we’re both glad that I persisted. He loves it! We mix the cheese and sourcream into the entire soup prior to serving. It’s amazing !

  132. Looks delicious! Can you make this using the slow cooker?

  133. When I put the nutritional information in my WW recipe builder it came up as 5 points. Any idea why? It really is delicious!

  134. This is a fabulous recipe…flavorful, easy to make and no points.  Heaven in a bowl!

  135. For someone who doesn’t like beans, this was really good!! I blended the kidney beans down to a paste and added a bit more heat with a Jalapeno. This is definitely going in to the regular rotation.

  136. Double the meat and add two packages of seasoning.

  137. This is soooooo goooooooood! Everyone absolutely loved it! Even my very picky sister! I use alot of these recipes for my weight watchers diet and this one hits the top of the list! Surely a keeper

  138. My husband doesn’t like ground turkey or beans.  He loved the soup!  I used the retried beans but left out the other beans.  After his second bowl I told him what Was in it.  He declared the recipe a keeper!

  139. Delicious, easy, and freezer friendly! Couldn’t ask for a better week-night (or any night!) meal! I made this for my husband and myself last night and we both thought it was excellent. I can’t wait to have it for lunch the rest of the week!

  140. How many teaspoons or tablespoons for the taco seasoning? I don’t use packets.  Thank you! 

  141. I make a lot of your recipes (at least 3 a week) and this is by far one of my favorites! Super filling, delicious, and the kids loved it too! Definitely going to be a staple in our house!

  142. This soup is SO GOOD, just like every recipe I cook from Skinnytaste!!!! Everyone in my house loved it! I made my own refried beans (can of pinto beans, 1 clove of garlic, a teaspoon of olive oil, cumin and a splash of lime juice) and I used homemade taco seasoning. I also added 2 tablespoons of cilantro paste because I LOVE cilantro. The cilantro made the soup tasty and really pretty with the flecks of green. This will definitely be in the fall and winter rotation! Thanks Gina!

  143. Question on the refried beans fat free
    I looked at my grocery store and the closest I could find was Old El Paso which was 0.5 total fat for 1/2 cup and 0 sat fat for that serving size.
    If I use nutritional label entry (which counts the beans which should be zero) it would add 8+ points to the recipe total.
    What brand do you find that is fat free or is that close enough to be considered fat free?

  144. Omg!! This soup was delicious!! I’m not a huge ground turkey fan, but let me tell you
    now I am!  Only thing I added was fresh  garlic with my zester.  Also, I sautéed veggies first
    and added chop meat to cook after with veggies. When it was done added some low fat cheddar to my bowl.
    Unbelievably good! You will not be disappointed with this recipe!

  145. Wow! So yummy and easy. I did sub a poblano and a small jalapeño for the bell pepper because we like a little more heat. I love how you used refried beans! 

  146. I made this in the crock pot 
    Cooked around 7 hours added retried beans I hour behind serving
    Came out great!

  147. This turkey chili is oh so delicious!! I will make it again and again. Thank you for sharing this recipe. 

  148. Is this something you could make in a slow cooker? I definitely want to try it but also want to start utilizing my slow cooker. Thanks!

  149. LOVE this chili! I made it last night for me and my husband and he was obsessed. Quick question – the kidney beans that I used were from Kroger and had an 11 SP value for the entire can. What type of kidney beans do you use for this recipe? Thank you so much!

  150. How much homemade taco seasoning would I use in place of the packet?

  151. This is a favorite in my house! I am a huge chili fan and decided to give this a try. It was such a massive hit with me and my husband, that we make it several times a year! I always make it extra spicy because we like it hot, but it’s absolutely one of the best chili recipes I’ve ever had. Never had a bad recipe from you! 🙂

  152. I just made this for the first time last night, and I absolutely love it! Great for make ahead lunches, but also easy and quick enough to make on a weeknight. I love the addition of re fried beans, I tried adding them in a chili/soup first in your buffalo chicken white bean chili and they are just as good in this recipe! This will definitely be in my rotation for lunches and quick dinners,

  153. Hi Gina, Love this soup, it is so delicious and satifying! Just a quick question. Is the weight for the kidney beans and refried beans in this recipe the tinned weight or the untinned? I’m also similarly confused about the corn as 15oz of tinned corn drained vs 15oz of frozen corn is quite different (especially here in Australia). I don’t want to be adding too much and then blowing out my calories! Thanks so much.

  154. So delicious and filling! Best part is it’s healthy and zero WW points. Also, the whole family liked it. We are putting it in regular dinner rotation! Thanks for all you do, Gina!

  155. I have made this soup over a dozen times. My boyfriend loves it and so do I. It is great for lunch and/or dinner. Thank you for switching up the ‘typical’ chili recipe!

  156. I made this today, my pot wasn’t big enough! I had to leave out the beans and corn. Note to self, a 3 qt saucepan will not accommodate this recipe.! I plan to add the beans, now that I’ve had a bowl. This is a wonderful soup/chili! Made it according to directions with the addition of some hot pepper flakes. The turkey I used showed up as 3 points on my WW app for 4 oz. I cooked it until it was no longer pink, then put it in a strainer in the sink, and rinsed the meat with hot water, so maybe I rinsed all the fat away? Either way, very few points and a delicious soup!

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  158. This looks yummy! I haven’t made it yet but entered the nutritional info on the latest weight watchers app and it calculated to 5 smart points. I’ve noticed this with your oatmeal blueberry muffins too that the SP points value associated with the recipe does not match up when the info from the recipes are inputted. Wondering if I’m doing something wrong. I am new to weight watchers so could be user error! 

  159. Made this in my IP. 20 minutes.  Perfect. Both my husband and I loved it, with plenty left for lunches. 

  160. This is simmering on the stove as week speak, but I had a question. I created the recipe using WWers recipe builder, and it shows that the freestyle points for this is 1 point. The only things that had points were the chicken broth (1) and the taco seasoning (5). I chose the 30% less sodium taco seasoning, and 30% less sodium chicken broth. Just wondering if anyone else had this issue.

    I’ve loved all the recipes I’ve made of yours, and I so appreciate you going out of your way to calculate the points for us. 

  161. Da bomb!!! Made it without beans ans refried beans only because I’m not a fan. My fiance was a bit hesitant, but he LOVED it…he ate two bowls! Great go to and quick recipe!

  162. I have made this many times. I do reduce the chicken broth to 2/3 cup and make it more chili like and top it with fat free Greek yogurt and fat free salsa. So good and to make another meal I make stuffed peppers and sprinkle shredded cheese on top and bake. Delicious!

  163. Recipe looks great but i can’t seem to print without a big space where for the video ; /

  164. Really enjoyed this soup – easy to put together and really good! I used ground chicken instead of turkey and added some extra veggies (zucchini) – followed the rest of the recipe – good stuff!

  165. This is the best ever!! Actually made the recipe without the turkey for Friday’s during Lent… so good. Love alll your recipes your amazing… thank you! The nutrients are missing the saturated fat..
    I still watch it due to health reasons, as this omitted intentionally? 

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  167. Great and super easy to prepare! 

  168. What brand of FF refried beans do you recommend?

  169. This taco soup is filling, easy to make, and is absolutely delicious! (Not to mention zero points on Weight Watchers Free Style!)

    As soon as one pot of soup is gone, I make another one – must have this on hand!

  170. I made this as directed and it was terrific, but I’m just not a huge meat eater so I wanted to try it another way. I just made it again and added black beans and a bit of rice in place of the meat and it was delicious. I added a bit more chicken broth as well (32 oz total) so it was a bit more like a tortilla soup as opposed to a chili, but still a wonderful flavor. 

  171. When I go to print this recipe, the video image shows up as part of the print preview, and then when it prints, there’s just a giant white space on the printout (and the printout ends up being forced into two pages). Is there any way to correct that so that the video image is not part of the printout?


  172. LOVE this soup and your website! Lifesaver! I make it to last the entire week for lunch!
    BUT, how is this 3 freestyle points? All items are 0 points except for maybe the chicken broth or the taco seasoning depending on brand.

  173. Is this really 3 Freestyle WW points? I put it into the recipe builder and it came out to 1 point per serving (assuming 9 servings of 1.25 cups). Am I missing something? Where are the other points coming from?


  174. I love, love, love this recipe! It’s so simple and fast and I can eat it for days or freeze the leftover and they’re still delicious! I’ve put the ingredients in my WW recipe builder 2 or 3 different times and it always comes out to 0 freestyle smart points for me. I’m wondering how you calculated 3 points?

    Thanks so much!

  175. LOVED this! I followed the recipe exactly except I had a leftover jalapeño and some garlic that I needed to use so added that to the onion/pepper step and everything turned out perfectly!  Crunched up some baked tortilla chips, fat free Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of cheese and It was heaven.  A big bonus: leftovers for days!. Thank you! 

  176. LOVED this! I followed the recipe exactly except I had a leftover jalapeño and some garlic that I needed to use so added that to the onion/pepper step and everything turned out perfectly!  Crunched up some baked tortilla chips, fat free Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of cheese and It was heaven.  A big bonus: leftovers for days!. Thank you! 

  177. I’m curious where the Freestyle point calculation comes from. When I plug this recipe into the recipe builder on Weightwatchers, it comes up with zero points. It’s also very similar to the ingredients in the crockpot chicken taco chili which is listed as 0 freestyle points. Just wondering.

  178. This is my first week on WW; I’m having SO much fun making your recipes! This one is amazing… my boyfriend is doing it with me and this is the perfect meal for him after he had a a high point lunch due to a work function. Love, love LOVE!!!

  179. Wondering how you got the 3 freestyle points? I put the recipe into the Weight watchers recipe builder and it gives me a 0 point value.

  180. Hi Gina – What makes this 3 FP’s? I thought it would be 0 points with all the changes to Freestyle.

  181. Will it dramatically change things if I omit the refried beans?

  182. Very tasty & filling..  i am looking forward to the leftovers for lunch and also dinner.  

  183. Delicious! Flavorful and filling. 

  184. This soup is delicious! I had it tagged to try for a while but since I don’t usually purchase refried beans I kept putting it off. This was so simple and fast – perfect for weeknights. And of course there were plenty of leftovers which is always a plus!  Next I will try this with Trader Joe’s salsa style refried beans! 

  185. I am going to make a batch this weekend, but the print shortcut still has a video in it, resulting in it printing on 2 pages. I don’t know why bother with printing shortcuts on this site, because frequently simple recipes take 2 pages to print.

  186. Delicious!  I added about 2 tablespoons chili seasoning, 2 tablespoons cumin and I didn’t have vegetable broth so I used chicken broth.  
    It was so quick and easy and will definitely be a keeper in our house!

  187. Quick, Easy and Delicious

  188. I made this wonderful recipe for tonight’s dinner. Excellent and zero points, husband liked it also. This one is a keeper as well as so many of Gina’s Skinnytaste recipes. 

  189. This soup is out of this world! It’s so simple and I could eat it every day and not get sick of it. It’s very filling and feels hearty and creamy without the use of any cheese or cream. It also freezes beautifully! If I had a pot big enough, I’d make a quadruple batch and eat it for weeks. I’m obsessed.

  190. I made this in advance for tonight’s dinner.  Wonderful taste and the house smells amazing!  I was pleasantly surprised at how quick and easy this recipe truly is.  What I love about your recipes is the use of spices and seasonings for amazing flavour  instead of having to add a lot of salt.  Thanks so much for another healthy, tasty recipe!

  191. Would this work on the soup setting of an instant pot?

  192. This has become a staple in my house. My toddler inhales it and even my picky husband loves it! I do use 93/7 ground turkey so there are a few points, but totally worth it. I also use clack beans in place of kidney beans just because it seems to be my toddlers preference. This freezes phenomenally so I freeze it in single serving containers and just grab one out to pack for my lunch at work whenever I need something!

  193. Hi Gina! I love your recipes, and this is one of my go-to faves! I was ecstatic to see that it is now 0 points, but according to the WW calculator, the 40% less sodium Ortega taco seasoning is 1 point per serving (6 total in one packet). I know you can also do the homemade seasoning, but it might be worth mentioning that it’s not 0 points with the packet. Thank you for your great recipes; you are a life-saver for ideas to stay on track 🙂

  194. Hi Gina. I am Guna, also!  Loved this recipe! Excellent! And now that it is 0 Smart Points!!!?  WoW!!  My question is, when I put in the calculator to make a custom food so I can post it on my dashboard (for myself to see). It still comes up 5 points. I also would like to know because I ate 1-1:2 servings!! It WAS that good. And I’d like to know at what portion would the point count change. Any ideas??i did use the 99% fat free turkey. Added a little (2 Tlbs) tomato paste. Didn’t have refried beans so I added a little fresh spinach for bulk. It came out soupier versus stew which I wanted. So good!! Adding points separate for 1/4 avocado and 1 tbls light sour cream to top!! Thank you !!  Gina Q

    • The SmartPoints® calculator isn’t meant for recipes and will often give you the wrong points (usually higher) because it’s counting 0 points foods such as eggs, chicken, fruits and vegetables. So if you see a recipe with a SmartPoints® value that’s different from what the calculator tells you, that is why.

      The only accurate way to determine any recipe’s SmartPoints® value is to plug the ingredients into the recipe builder on the Weight Watchers website (Click on “My Foods,” select “Recipe,” and click “Create a recipe.”)

  195. I made this for my family, it was a big hit! I will definitely be making this again 🙂

  196. Gina- I have made this re pie many times and it is an easy dinner that we all love. My question is this – before freestyle it was 5 smart points per
     1-1/4  cup. I thought it should be less on freestyle. Your points now show 0. When I put in my calculator it still comes up as 5 points. 
    All items seem to have changed, ie., veggies, eggs using My app.  Wondering what point value this should be on freestyle. Thanks so much. Love your recipes 

  197. This is a family favorite. My son loves it and it is one of the recipes he makes on his own at school. His roommate and friends also love it. It is so easy to make. You just need to have a large pot to cook it in. Thanks for the great meal.

  198. I love this soup! Can you please tell me what the points are for the new freestyle plan? Thanks in advance.

  199. This soup was on the meal plan and it was fantastic. When it said just one cup per serving I thought I’d be hungry later but I wasn’t. It really sticks to you cause it is loaded with fiber. Just delicious! I’ve made other versions of this but now this is my favorite.

  200. With the new WW freestyle does anyone know how many points?

  201. Gina, with the new Felex ponts, as long as this didn’t have any sugar in the canned beans, wouldn’t this be 0 points? WW app shws 5 pts.. not sure its updated.

  202. Very, very good and lots of it!

  203. This was a fantastic soup! So easy to make and very filling. I quickly cooked up a batch while at the same time creating some of the Taco Puffs. BOTH were wonderful and very filling! I had everything on hand in the pantry for both recipies! Thank you for this great soup!

  204. So unbelievably amazing! Made this today in prep for a blizzard heading our way (easy to reheat on the grill) and everyone in my house loved it! I cooked the turkey in a frying pan followed by the onions and peppers and then dumped everything in my crockpot and let it sit on high till we were ready to eat-perfect! Will definitely be making this again!

  205. This is one of my favorite recipes. So easy and so delicious!

  206. Absolutely perfect! Quick and delish.. I topped it with taco cheese and Fage Greek yogurt. Amazing! You did it again! ! Thank you,

  207. Can this be made in a crock pot? If so how?

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  209. Made this in the Instant Pot tonight.. I added a can of rinsed low sodium black beans, and an extra cup of chicken broth, I was worried it would be to thick like Chili and I wanted a soup. I turned the IP on saute, and put Turkey burger , onions and bell pepper in until turkey was brown. Drain. then add everything else and put on Manual for 10min….manual release after 10min. Came out great. topped with some tortilla strips and jalapenos.

  210. Oh my … I couldn’t sleep last night in London cause of the storm outside but after a tiring day at work I came home and made this very quickly (working mum tick) and my fussy eating son who loves chilli and I sat down and enjoyed it sooo much . I feel full and happy and  delighted it’s so healthy … thank you 

  211. Delicious! We loved it! Very easy to make. I made with homemade taco seasoning. So happy to have leftovers for my lunch today… and a container in the freezer for a future meal :). I’ll be making this recipe again. Thank you, Gina!

  212. Yet another recipe my picky kids loved! It’s perfect for this cold weather.  Comfort food without the guilt.

  213. Great recipe! I followed it exactly and my family loved it.

  214. I make this for my family all the time, it is super easy & yummy!

  215. Love this soup. It’s hitting the spot on this cold day!  Gina, any chance you can start indicating freestyle (FS) on the recipes so we know which ones have beeen converted?  TIA!

  216. This recipe was so yummy, and easy to make. I topped with some sour cream and two crushed tortilla chips.  I’m excited for the leftovers all week. 

  217. Made this tonight and it was amazing. Great flavors. Even my picky 9 year old ate it. Thanks Gina.

  218. This is very good and easy, will make again!

  219. Hi Gina! Wouldn’t this be 0pts now on freestyle?! Just made it and it’s so dang good and filling! Hello, lunch for the week! 

  220. This was my first time trying one of your recipes. Being new to weight watchers, I have heard many wonderful things about your recipes! Tried this one tonight, the boyfriend, who could live on McDonald’s every day, loved it even!!! I’ll be checking out more of your recipes asap!

  221. Gina, what makes this recipe 3 smart points? With the new freestyle system I would think this all equals 0 points! Just curious. thanks!

  222. Love this soup but trying to figure out why it still has points??

  223. Hi Gina. I have just started doing the new freestyle and when I plug this in the recipe tracker it is zero points for a serving. I am wondering how you are still getting 3? thanks so much!

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  225. This whole recipe is “free” on Simply Filling, if you make your own taco seasoning instead of buying it! Excellent recipe. Was craving soup, but wanted to stay on the Simply Filling plan with WW. I added black beans because I had them on hand. Added some fat free sour cream and cheese and it’s great. I also added more peppers because I wanted to use them up. I did use homemade taco seasoning instead of a packet. So good!

  226. I made this today and had it for dinner. It’s so good and was so easy to make. I’m looking forward to making more of your recipes.

  227. Made this tonight & LOVE it. Sitting here contemplating a tiny bit more as I type. I did add about a cup of thinly-sliced kale ribbons for a pop of green right before simmering. YUM!

  228. Another delicious recipe Gina!  Delicious!

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  231. Very good!  And easy!  I used black beans as I had them in the cupboard, and added some mushrooms (just because we love mushrooms).  I also had it simmering for about an hour – only because it took a bit longer for us to be ready to eat.  With the extra simmering, it was thicker than soup, but not as thick as chili, maybe more “stew” like.  My husband likes to “dip” tortilla chips into chili and eat it that way, and it was thick enough for him to do to that.  Really good!  Try it!  You’ll love it!

  232. I made this today for lunch for my husband and I. It was SOOOOO good. This is my new go to quick and easy chili recipe!!

  233. I’ve reviewed several of the recipes created for Weight Watchers Smart Points. However, none of them seem to list the Saturated Fat grams, only Total Fat grams (one of the factors in calculating Smart Points). I realize you have already calculated the Smart Points, but I always like to check the points myself.

  234. Can this be done in an electric pressure cooker?

    • I know you asked a while ago, but in case you were still wondering 🙂 I made this in my instant pot and it came out great. Cooked meat and onions/peppers on sauté, added rest, and cooked on manual for 10. Did natural release because I wasn’t home, but probably could’ve manually released after 10 or so. 

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  236. This is my absolute favorite thing to cook. My husband isn’t a big fan, so I make it and then freeze the rest of the portions for myself (it freezes amazing). It’s great for a quick lunch. The only difference I do is I add “hot & spicy” taco seasoning to give it an extra kick. 🙂

  237. I add two can of stewed tomatoes and it is perfect. 

  238. Tried this last night with 1/2 pork and 1/2 turkey and no bell peppers. Other then that I’d say YUMMY! And the leftovers are even awesome tasting which almost never happens! Thanks again for another yummy recipe 🙂

  239. Gina, I have made this a couple of times and we love it.  I particularly love the fact that just about all the ingredients are staple items from our pantry.  The makes it very easy to do.  Flavor is great. and it is very filling.  I am making this for our Sunday dinner.

  240. Made this tonight for dinner. I added some black pepper and cumin. Really good. Thank you!

  241. Hi, I really liked this. However, it’s a little hard to believe that it’s only 225 calories per serving…Is it really that low in calories? LOL! 

    • I wouldn’t doubt it…there’s nothing high calorie in it. The highest calorie ingredient is only 350 calories for the entire can of refried beans, and there is at least 9 servings in this huge pot of soup…if not 10 to divide that by. And her serving size is 1 1/4 cups for 225 calories with no toppings.

  242. Hi, do you drain the meat after browning?

  243. This is our absolute go-to recipe. We never get sick of it and it freezes BEAUTIFULLY. I recommend making a double batch and stocking your freezer. You will be glad you did.

  244. This is by far my most favorite thing to make! I could eat it every day and not get sick of it. Super simple for those of us just starting out cooking. Excellent recipe! I recommend it to everyone!! 🙂

  245. I made this soup because I loved how simple it looked and HAD to try it! It was amazing, especially considering how easy it was! The only differences I made were we used 90/10 ground beef instead of the ground turkey (personal preference in our family) and I added 1/4 cup of sofrito to the soup because I always have it on hand. Amazing! My husband said I should definitely make it again. I am so impressed with how easy and budget friendly this recipe was and how much my husband and kids loved it, so I’ll definitely make it again! Thanks Gina – you rock!

  246. This is one of my all-time favourite recipes. I make it a couple of times a month throughout the winter. S easy and so tasty!

  247. Another keeper! I made this Sunday afternoon during my WW meal prep for lunches for the coming work week. My only changes were to use small red and orange bell peppers (didn’t have green) and I only had 1 lb. of ground turkey instead of 1.3 lbs., so I added an extra can of black beans. Absolutely delicious! Your recipes make staying on the WW plan so much easier. I’ve had your soups every day for lunch for the past two months and each one has been just fabulous. Thanks much, and keep them coming!

  248. This tasted amazing: this is the fourth recipe we have cooked from this website (in 4 days), and this is our favorite one yet. I did it exactly as  it said to and I wouldn’t change a thing- it was delicious. 

  249. Easy and delicious. This recipe is a keeper. Made exactly as recipe stated, except omitted bell pepper and I substituted Pinto beans for Kidney beans, just my preference. Thank you.

  250. Really nice and quick recipe. Will definitely make again. Thanks Gina ????

  251. Can you make this without the refried beans? Or will that ruin it?

  252. Gina, 
    I also love all your recipes!! Make them for my family at least 3 times a week 🙂  Quick question and may be silly but I am making this recipe for a  SuperBowl party tomorrow and will be doubling it. My question is, if I use your taco seasoning recipe how much do I use? Do I double that recipe as well?

  253. This was AMAZING. I left out the kidney beans because they freak me out.

  254. This is so delicious- my whole family enjoyed it. Love your recipes and it is so helpful to have the Weight Watchers points!

  255. I’m in be process of making this does anyone know in this list for nutritional information, does anyone know or understand what 11/4 cups is? This would help in my food prep if anyone can help thanks! 

  256. This one is definitely a fave!

  257. This soup looks easy to make and not a lot of ingredients. Thanks!!

  258. We don’t have Rotel Tomatoes in Canada. Can I just omit it entirely? Or use a can if chopped tomatoes as a substitute? Thanks!

  259. What would be a good substitute for the corn? Tia

  260. One taco seasoning packet wasn’t enough flavor or kick for me, so I added some salsa and it got a little better. Then I added about a half cup of red enchilada sauce and WOW! Now I’m in love.

  261. Hi Gina!  This is one of my favorite and most used recipes of yours.  Quick question…the calorie count used to be 199 for 1 1/4 cups, why has it changed?

  262. This soup/chili is killer! So good and easy to make. I made my own taco seasoning (100daysofrealfood.com) and got the rest of the ingredients at Trader Joes. Also, used Diestel ground turkey and all organic ingredients. Have ton left to freeze. Thanks for this great recipe!

  263. Holy plagiarism! Could have at least gave a shoutout to Epicurious, rather than just passing it off as a “friends recipe”, considering I see no real “tweeking”. Pretty lame…

    • They actually ripped ME OFF, look at the dates they were posted. Thanks for letting me know so I can ask them to take it down.

  264. This soup is so incredibly delicious!!! I used ground chicken instead turkey because I prefer the taste. I served it it with a dollop of sour cream, shredded cheese and crushed tortilla chips. So yummy. It comes together really quickly too, so it is great for a weeknight meal!

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  267. I made this to use up left over Thanksgiving turkey. The only changes I made besides not using the ground turkey was using pinto beans (it was what I had in the cupboard), added garlic and I used Gina’s homemade taco seasoning recipe. I threw everything except the turkey into the crockpot and cooked it on low for 6 hours. When it was time to eat, I shredded up the leftover turkey, put it into bowls and poured the hot soup over it to warm it up. It was so delicious. The family raved about it, and I will definitely be making this again.

  268. Genius adding the can of ff re fried beans, makes soup super thick and creamy.  I am definitely putting this easy recipe in my rotation for cold Minnesota winter and sharing recipe with my weight watcher peeps.  I used 1/2 oz of taco seasoning that I buy in bulk at Costco and it was not too salty as others have posted. Thanks Gina for your recipes….helped me to be successful on weight watchers without feeling deprived!

  269. My husband was really happy about this one and gave it a 10 out of 10 (super rare for him). Yes!! Thank you!

  270. This was great!  I omitted the corn, used a 1/2 cup less of chicken broth and rather than using refried beans I pureed a can of black beans.  The consistency of it was perfect!  

  271. I don’t like re fried beans. IF I leave them out will it change the consistency of the soup, or is there something else I could substitute 

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  273. Looks delicious!! Thank you for all your amazing recipes.  Would you mind removing the video from the print screen?  When I go to print the recipe, the video still image is there up top and takes up a large part of the 1st page. Thanks! 

  274. What’s the cholesterol coming from, cheesee? I have to get recipes heart healthy for husband.

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  277. Made this for dinner last night and it was amazing! We love tacos and soup so this was the perfect combo. Can’t wait for many more recipes from the cookbook!

    Thanks for the awesome deliciousness!

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  279. This soup is awesome!! Are you sure this is a light version??? This is definitely going to be on my list of “do agains”!!

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  281. Yet another excellent recipe, Gina; thank you. Penzey’s Taco Seasoning is a pantry staple so I used about four tablespoons of it in this otherwise made-to-the-letter recipe. My husband and I kept lobbing accolades tonight as we enjoyed this soup we embellished with plain Greek yogurt, black olive slices, green onion slices, and cheese. As it is with so many of your recipes, Gina, among Taco Soup’s health benefits are all the fiber-rich and nutritious components that comprise this recipe. And, as wonderful as this soup was tonight and will be tomorrow, the prospect of frozen individual portions is a value-added bonus.

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  283. This turned out so good! I had a pound of turkey sitting in the freezer and I couldn’t figure out to do with it. This was so delicious and I have plenty leftover for the rest of the week! One of my new favorites!

  284. Would ground chicken work for this instead of turkey? I’m a fan but my boyfriend’s stomach is sensitive to ground turkey so I avoid using it.

    Thank you!

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  286. I made it just as the recipe called for. Delicious!  

  287. I never use store bought pre – mixed seasoning in m,y cooking, because they always contain salt. Salt is one ingredients I never use as well. I don’t even have any salt in my spice cabinet. There are so many wonderful spices and herbs that you would never miss the salt. Try it sometimes. Maybe at first you would miss it I don’t know. My kids (they are all grown now) do not use salt either, because they grew up eating salt free foods and when there is salt in the food they can taste it.

  288. I totally recommend this!! I made it for dinner last night and it came out so good! I served it with shredded cheese and a dollop of sour cream with tortilla chips on the side. Perfect! I can’t wait to try other 30 minute recipes. 🙂


  290. This is great!  I used two ears fresh corn (cut off the cob) and added another pepper (one red and one green).   I was skeptical about the refried  beans – but they added the right thickness without long cooking time. Froze in single serve containers and will have lunch for at least a week.  Really happy with this and will be making it again.  Thanks Gina!  ❤️

  291. This one is definitely a keeper!

  292. The recipe calls for some of the canned ingredients to be drained.  Does this mean the other ingredients where that is not specified are not drained?  Looking forward to trying this recipe!

  293. A really hearty and filling soup for fall. I made exactly as recipe states. Only 5sp per serving,. It was so good, I had 2 servings. Hubby isn’t on WW, but he ate it and liked it too. It made enough for ust to have dinner, lunch the next day, and still enough to freeze for another meal.  I ordered the cookbook and can’t wait to see what else I can try! 

  294. Hi.   I don’t have Rotel, can I just used diced tomatoes?

  295. Made this tonight as a chili,  was fabulous and very high in protein yummy!

  296. Just made this tonight and it was DELISH! My 7 year old asked for seconds. We also have plenty for leftovers! Awesome recipe!

  297. Had to come back and let you know how delicious I think this soup is. I did make enough for freezing as well. Fall is in the air,and hearty soups are calling me, please bring them on. Thank you so much. rj

  298. I really dislike things made with ground turkey, but this was GREAT!!

  299. Delicious! I used chick peas instead of corn and only bought 1 lb of turkey but other than that, followed the recipe. It’s quick, inexpensive, healthy, a one-pot meal, and so good–perfect weeknight dinner!  I did find it a tad salty, but I topped it with chopped fresh tomatoes and a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and the flavors balanced perfectly.  This is definitely going into the rotation.

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  301. I made this tonight and was really skeptical about adding the refried beans….but it was delicious! I added some pickled jalapeños, a dollop of greek yogurt and cheese as a garnish. This also made a ton, so plenty for leftovers.

  302. Can I make this in the Instant Pot?

    • Yes! This has become a favorite at our house and I make it in the Instant Pot. Here are the directions that I adapted forr the IP. NOTE: I always use the homemade taco seasoning recipe that Gina includes in the recipe because it is fantastic.

      1) Spray pressure cooker liner with cooking spray. Brown the turkey on SAUTE setting, breaking it up with a wooden spool as it cooks. When cooked through, add the onions and pepper and cook 2 – 3 minutes. Add taco seasoning for last minute of the saute. Add chicken broth and stir. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, re-fried beans, but DO NOT STIR.

      2) Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes with 10 minute natural release.

      3) Remove lid and stir well, making sure re-fried beans are well incorporated. Add pintos and corn and stir again and simmer on saute function for a minute or two until heated through.

      4) Serve with shredded cheese, low fat sour cream or yogurt, jalapenos, chopped green onions, taco chips, etc.

  303. I made this tonight and it’s FABULOUS!  It’s quick, easy, healthy and delicious!!!  What more could one want?  I didn’t have tomato sauce so I subbed petite cut tomatoes.  They worked just fine.  I wouldn’t have thought to use refried beans but love that addition.  I made zucchini noodles and placed them in the bottom of the bowl under the soup.  I added rice on top of my husband’s bowl (as we’ll as “zoodles” underneath his).  He loved it too.  Another winner from you, Gina.  Thanks so much!

  304. I just made this without the corn! It was delicious!

  305. We loved this for dinner! Very filling and comforting with no changes to the recipe. Another favorite, thanks Gina!! 

  306. This was sooo good. I actually got my husband to like something, other than from the slow cooker, that I made. I did make/add extra taco seasoning, the one that is listed on the chicken taco chili recipe. Thanks! ^>^

  307. I made this for meal preps this week for dinner. It was DELICIOUS!! I added kale to mine to get more greens in. I am definitely making this again. Keeping it in mind for meal prep rotation, especially with the fall season coming. 

  308. Made this soup today and it was delicious.  Followed it almost exactly. Used 3/4 bell pepper and a tri blend of beans.  I used low sodium ingredients. I don’t usually watch the sodium when I cook but I couldn’t tell any difference in taste. ,  I used  all the condiments suggested and it was so good plus I love how easy it was to make.  YUM!!   This will be in my rotation of soups for the winter.  Love your recipes, I don’t mind using ingredients like beans and tomatoes that come from a can!  It is not realistic for most of us to use everything fresh, it was a great combo of fresh and canned.  

  309. Most of your ingredients seem to come out of a can, surely this is an expensive and not necessarily nutritious way to cook.  I think fresh is best.

    • Here’s an idea: slow cook a chicken to make broth, cut fresh corn off the cobb, soak and boil kidney beans, and dice fresh tomato and green chiles. Then you’ll have everything fresh! The rest of us don’t have time for all that and are going to use some canned/frozen items. 

      You are also welcome to not use Gina’s recipes and then you won’t have to post insulting comments on them.

    • have you made this from scratch yet, Alex? Just curious what your experience is with it.

  310. Can this be adapted for the crock pot?

  311. Hi Gina. I recall some time ago that you had offered your own taco seasoning recipe. I’d like to use that in this soup recipe. Would you kindly tell me how to find it? Appreciate you,and what you do. (I don’t like the packets of taco seasoning very much) but if you have a preferred one I ‘d like to know. rj

  312. It’s so annoying that those Jennie-0 packages of turkey are only a pound now.

  313. We just made this and it was FANTASTIC! We added some cilantro and jalapeños for an extra kick. It will most definitely be made again. Perfect for fall football!

  314. I would like to cook this in my Instant Pot.  Can you recommend a cooking time and any necessary modifications? Thank you!

    • I make this in the Instant Pot and it is fabulous. We love this recipe at our house. Here are the directions for how I adapted this to the instant pot. Ingredients remain the same.

      1) Spray pressure cooker liner with cooking spray. Brown the turkey on SAUTE setting, breaking it up with a wooden spool as it cooks. When cooked through, add the onions and diced bell pepper and cook 2 – 3 minutes. Add taco seasoning for last minute of the saute. Add chicken broth and stir. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, re-fried beans, but DO NOT STIR.

      2) Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes with 10 minute natural release.

      3) Remove lid and stir well, making sure re-fried beans are well incorporated. Add pintos and corn and stir again and simmer on saute function for a minute or two until heated through.

      4) Serve with shredded cheese, low fat sour cream or yogurt, jalapenos, chopped green onions, taco chips, etc.

  315. I just finished the last of a batch of this soup and it was delicious! It’s going on my list of things I’ll make over and over again. Thanks for the recipe!

  316. Can this be made in the Instant Pot? Is there a conversion for the time needed to cook?

    • I make this in the Instant Pot and it is fabulous. We love this recipe at our house. Here are the directions for how I adapted this to the instant pot. Ingredients remain the same.

      1) Spray pressure cooker liner with cooking spray. Brown the turkey on SAUTE setting, breaking it up with a wooden spool as it cooks. When cooked through, add the onions and diced bell pepper and cook 2 – 3 minutes. Add taco seasoning for last minute of the saute. Add chicken broth and stir. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, re-fried beans, but DO NOT STIR.

      2) Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes with 10 minute natural release.

      3) Remove lid and stir well, making sure re-fried beans are well incorporated. Add pintos and corn and stir again and simmer on saute function for a minute or two until heated through.

      4) Serve with shredded cheese, low fat sour cream or yogurt, jalapenos, chopped green onions, taco chips, etc.

  317. Could this be made in a crockpot? Any idea how long it could cook in there on low?


  318. I’m so glad I found this right when the weather is turning cold! It’s perfect for New York Fall weather!

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  320. Made this for dinner tonight. Left out the corn because I hate corn. It was FANTASTIC. My husband and my daughter had 2 bowls each!!

  321. What are the smart points for this fabulous recipe?   TIA

  322. Made this last night for the first time… so easy and so delicious! Perfect for dinners and lunches!

  323. Best stuff as regular.. By yourself comprise supplied me some more Plans by now. Cant hesitate in the direction of notify her about it tomorrow. Thanks! An improve inside Agreeable Agreeable.

  324. This was good…and even better the next day!

  325. I would love to know the sodium count on this

  326. Hi Gina – I was wondering if you had calculated the SPs for this recipe yet? It's one of our favorites!! Thanks, Heidi

  327. Can you tell me how many smart points this would be? Thank you!

  328. I made this last night and it turned out pretty darn good. When people go back for seconds you know it's good. I've made quite a few recipes from your site and I can say I've loved every one of them I've tried.

  329. Do you think this can be made in the crockpot? Brown the turkey, onion, pepper first? And maybe use two cans of regular beans instead of one refried?

  330. I'm making this!

  331. Hi, this looks like an older post but I stumbled across the recipe last week and thought I would try it. I made this on Sunday and it was fantastic and really easy to make! Very flavorful and not too spicy. Shared the recipe with several of my friends!

  332. This is my 7 year olds favorite meal. He always asks for the chili soup 🙂 one of my faves too!

  333. Made this tonight with only one change – used El Pato Mexican Tomato Sauce, a staple in our house – this soup is so good!!! Everyone loved it!! Definitely a keeper!!! Thanks for your great recipes, Gina!!!!!

  334. So sad it turned out wayyyyyy too salty and it's my lunches for the week. 🙁

    • That is what I noticed was the bigh sodium content.  Sounds delicious but too. much salt for someone on a salt restricted diet due to heart issues.

      • I also noticed the sodium content was too high for our diets. I would use no salt added tomato sauce/tomatoes (or several cut up tomatoes) and Chef Meg’s taco seasoning which is salt free (Spark People) and probably ditch the refried beans or use just a half can. Perhaps you could use less broth or part sodium free.

      • I subbed the refried beans with black beans. That in addition to the other changes noted by Marcy would definitely help with the sodium.

      • I too subbed refried beans for black beans and do not have the same sodium issue. Give that a try

    • Try using a homemade taco seasoning. It’s so simple and lets you control the salt. I use Alton Brown’s recipe.

    • I second the idea of using your own taco seasoning. If you have to restrict your sodium intake the first thing you should be looking to eliminate is a seasoning packet of any kind! I actually use the ingredients in Gina’s One Pot Cheesy Turkey Chili Mac, which has a homemade taco seasoning in a very similar chili recipe.. Only 1 tsp of salt, which is not much in this recipe (9 servings). Of course there are many versions of this on the internet and probably also many that are for low-sodium diets.

  335. This is my favorite! I made this before my son went to college and froze them so my son could eat it. When he and his roomie had it, I got a call to say how much they loved it. This time I am sending him with twice the amount!

  336. Fantastic recipe! Simply, quick and easy…..thanks for posting 🙂

  337. Hi Gina! Quick question: can I use leftover Thanksgiving turkey for this? I've made this recipe quite a few times, but just not sure how the shredded turkey would work. I love your recipes! Thank you!

  338. Gina, I have been following your site for over a yr now. I have made some of your recipes but this recipe right here … I made this last night. Followed directions to the T and this chili came out AHHHHHHMAZING!!!!! It is soooooo freakin good! I brought a cup of it to work and I just got finished eating it with cheese and sour cream on top and I WANT MORE!!! I'll have it for lunch for the rest of this week (I live alone and this made A LOT!)!

    Thank you so much. I am going to keep this recipe and will be making it again and again and I can't wait to buy your book!

    Keep it up! You're amazing!!! 🙂

  339. This was sooo good! It's a keeper for sure! I used my own taco seasoning and black re-fried beans. Thanks for a great recipe!

  340. This recipe is a STAPLE in my household. It is so absolutely delicous, full of flavor, and so filling. It does not taste "skinny" at all. Great to freeze and eat later too! Overall, a FANTASTIC dish.

  341. This was loved by everyone in our house! My 5 year old made me promise that I will pack it in his thermos for school lunch the next day 🙂

  342. Gina, This was amazing!! I have just recently found your website and I am in love with everything I have made so far!! You rock!! Thanks so much for all your hard work, now it's going to be much easier to lose the weight and enjoy your awesome recipes while I do it!!

  343. So yummy!! Made it and received rav reviews:) Excited to try it again and add some extra spice and some jalapenos

  344. This was delicious and super quick to make. I was actually able to cook this while my 9 month old sat in the highchair. That never happens. LOL!

  345. Just made this tonight it is simmering away on the stove. It smells delicious cant wait to dig in, even on the hot Summer Australian night! I have made quite a number of your recipes over the last few weeks as I am trying to change my eating habits. Thank you for the yummy recipes.

  346. I made this tonight, I didn't use as much broth and it had quite a "kick" my husband and I loved it!!!

  347. Looks like a very delicious recipe. I love taco soup.

  348. I'm really intrigued, am going to go out buy the ingredients and make now. I'm confused and frustrated by the picture, however, which appears to have spaghetti(?) or bean sprouts(?) on top. Neither of these are called for in the recipe.

  349. Would this work without the beans? OR maybe using black beans instead of kidney & omitting the refried ones?? My fiance cannot stand beans, but finally warmed up to black ones at least…

  350. VERY good soup. I used pizza sauce in stead of tomato sauce, with black beans too. EVERYONE loves this!!

  351. I threw all this in the crockpot at lunch – it smells delicious!

  352. So incredibly simple and quick to make and delicious! Sundays are my weekly meal prep day, and now I have lunch ready for the week! And as a bonus, it's great for Football Sunday! The guys loved it, too.

  353. This was absolutely great! Some turkey chilis in the past that I've made have been very Mexican… like a bowl of taco meat. This still retained the more chili-like taste even with the taco seasoning. I also loved the addition of corn and I did a can of whole black beans versus the refried. Perfect! Thanks for sharing!

  354. Just made a huge pot of this the other day! Its amazing!!!

  355. This was very tasty! I love crockpot soup recipes 🙂 Very easy.

  356. I'm not a big fan of chillie, but this was great. My family thought it was the best chilli ever. I also added celery and 2 cans of chicken broth. Yum!

  357. Will this soup work for veggie if we omit the turkey? Think it will be just as good?


  358. I love this recipie!!! I make it at least once a month it freezes great. We like to use it as an enchilada filling with whole wheat tortillas, and ff cheese, or baked on top of taco chips as a nacho!

  359. Made this yesterday and got to eat it today!! Was fantastic! We did have some variations which would change the NI information but I had to use what I had on hand. We used ground deer meat instead of turkey.

    This was so good! Thanks for another great recipe!

  360. This is one of my FAVORITE recipes… I've made it twice already. The perfect combination of a soup and a chili. I didn't change or add anything, except for sharp cheddar cheese on top. So good!

  361. I ended up putting this all in my crock pot and it was AMAZING! I found it a little soupy so I added a can of black beans as well. Topped with crushed tortilla chips, cilantro, shredded red fat cheddar, sour cream, chopped red onions and a little lime juice. I will be making this one throughout this chilly season- so filling! Gina- you rock! 🙂

  362. I made this last weekend and WOW! This is so good!! I've been bragging to everyone about this great recipe! For lunch, I put a little quinoa in the bottom of my container (just enough to cover the bottom) and add this on top. Delicious and oh so satisfying.

  363. Wow! My first recipe by you Gina and it was WONDERFUL!
    Can't wait to try more recipes! The family loved it too!

  364. This looks great! Could this be made without tomato sauce? I don't have any on hand, and don't wanna run to the store for one thing.

  365. Gina, Not only do I love cooking with your recipies and impressing the family… I also love reading everyone's comments and variations of the recipe's posted! What a great opportunity to share great recipies and wonderful tips 🙂 Thanks so much!

  366. Made this tonight with the Cornmeal Cake, the were both delicious, definitely keepers!

  367. Made this tonight with the Cornmeal Cake, the were both delicious, definitely keepers!

  368. Made this tonight with the Cornmeal Cake, the were both delicious, definitely keepers!

  369. This recipe is so quick, easy and delicious! I used only 1 cup of chicken broth and made a thicker soup. Since 9 servings is more than my boyfriend and I could eat, we froze the rest. It freezes very well. I don't think I'll eat can chili ever again since this just soo easy.

  370. Great recipe. I subbed black beans for kidney and didn't drain the juice. Added fresh cilantro and a little extra corn.

  371. This week makes the 2nd time I have made this chili! It is great! The hubby loves it too! Just finished off the last of it for lunch. We never have any to freeze! So quick and easy to make and tasty too! Thanks for a great recipe for one who does not like to cook! 🙂

  372. I just made this for dinner tonight and I'm so glad I did! 🙂 Everything came together great and tasted wonderful! This recipe makes A LOT! We'll definitely be freezing some.

    My fiance LOVED it and slammed a huge bowl. I did use a whole can of the Rotel tomatoes, but I may use slightly less next time. I can handle very mild spice, and while I could handle this chili, it got a little spicy after a while!

    Will be adding this to our dinner rotation 🙂

  373. I have made many of your recipes and they've all been great (you are teaching me to be an actual cook-not a "re-heater"), but this taco chili is my very favorite meal!! I didn't change a thing, and I love how quickly it could be put together! Thank you Gina for helping me get healthier!!! 🙂

  374. Made this and LOVED it! My husband isn't crazy about beans, so I substituted lentils in place of the beans. Delicious!

  375. btw. one slight revision or tip when making this recipe—-if you are using the really low fat turkey WHITE meat, spray the pan first, cuz there is just NO grease coming off the meat at all, it sticks to the pan a bit.
    (which is wonderful, imo! that it's THAT little fat involved! yay!)

  376. Does anyone know how you make this in the crockpot at home?

  377. Just made this soup, and it was delish!! Very easy, simple recipe, only about 20 minutes to make it really, ingredients did not cost much, and i got a nice BIG POT OF CHILI SOUP!!! Whole family LOVED it, lots of flavor there……….NOW i am freezing individual servings for later. SHOCKINGLY GOOD TASTE, and VERY *PRETTY* TO LOOK AT, so so colorful. THANK YOU for this recipe, it's my new fall favorite now.

  378. Made this for my boyfriend and I last night, he had no idea it was "skinny" he normally hates when i try to make healthy meals but i fooled him on this. This recipe is PERFECT, tastes amazing, I added quite a bit of red pepper seasoning to spice it up a little bit but i would recommend this to anyone craving a hearty and filling meal but want to keep it healthy, I could barely finish one small bowl!

  379. Making this in the crockpot today. Can't wait to try it!

  380. First review on a recipe I have ever written! But This was absolutely wonderful! The consistency was perfect..as was the flavor. The only thing I changed was no onion or pepper..I just browned the turkey and added a bit of garlic salt and abt a 1/2 tsp of taco seasoning (seperate from the package it calls for.)
    Can't wait to take this to a football potluck this season!!

  381. Made this tonight and my family loved it. Thank you!

  382. yum:)Cant wait to try this out. Your recipes are soo easy and convient.

  383. I made this tonight and we LOOVVEEE it!! I love your blog, thanks for the incredible recipes that help keep me on track!!

  384. do you think i could cook this in the crockpot? if so how long do you think :)? I LOVE LOVE LOVE your site :)!!!

  385. This dish is a regular in our rotations. It is delicious. If you can find them, try the zesty salsa NF refried beans. They make it even better.

  386. OMG Gina!!! This recipe is soooo good!!! It is so easy to make!!! Thank you!!!

  387. I made this for the second time tonight!
    It was absolutely fabulous! I put a little
    Greek yogurt and chives on top 🙂

  388. Gina, I just made this for the first time tonight and it was FANtastic! I too was hesitant about the refried beans but they really made it! This will definitely be in my rotation, so easy and inexpensive! The kids loved it too! Thanks so much!

  389. Hi,

    accidentally found your blog and fell in love with it.
    now checking almost everyday for new ideas. I do remodel some of dishes but all thanks go to you.

    Justina from Lithuania

  390. I just made this and it was so quick and easy. When I tried it…. I fell in love.
    The refried beans were the only thing I didn't have on hand so I used white beans instead. Not much of a difference. It was great.

    I'm so full right now…

  391. I absolutely love this recipe! It's totally a go-to for me. I've made it with turkey and beef up until now, but just tried making the vegan version someone suggested in the comments (sub 3 cups – about 2 cans drained – lentils in place of the meat and use veggie broth instead of chicken) and it made me love this recipe even more! No meat in the house is no longer an excuse to not make chili.

  392. the printer friendly button does not work.it prints out 38 blank pages.and all i need is the recipe.please fix it

  393. This is SUPER yummy. I made some minor changes. My turkey was about 95% lean (I get it ground fresh at my butcher which I think makes a huge difference..very lean, yet still moist). Anyhow, instead of Rotel, I used one can diced tomatoes and a small can diced green chiles. I misread and used 2 cans of re-fried beans, so mine is extra thick. Oh, I also added a little bit more chili powder/cumin, but that is a personal preference. So far I've just tasted it (made it for lunches) but it was very yummy. It made a huge batch, so I am giving some to my Dad and sister.