White Bean Turkey Chili

A delicious low fat white bean chili recipe made with beans, turkey, and spices. This easy chili 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!White Bean Turkey Chili

More chili recipes you might enjoy are Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili, Turkey Chili Taco Soup, and No Bean Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili.

My friend Debbie 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.

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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:
  • Freestyle Points: 1
  • Points +: 5
  • Calories: 211.5 calories
  • Total Fat: 5.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 732mg
  • Carbohydrates: 23.5g
  • Fiber: 8.5g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 22.5g
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