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Spicy Turkey Chili

Per Serving

Spicy Turkey Chili

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 220
Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 5 g
Sugars 5 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Sodium 175 mg
Protein 25 g
Choices: Starch 1 1/2, Lean Meat 2
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup


2 onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 lb. lean ground turkey breast meat
2 cups kidney or pinto beans
2 cups canned tomatoes with liquid
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 Tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin
Fresh ground pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, sauté the onion, garlic, and green pepper in the oil for 10 minutes. Add the turkey and sauté until the turkey is cooked, about 5 to 10 minutes. Drain any fat away.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Add additional chili powder if you like your chili extra spicy.

Adapted from The Complete Quick & Hearty Diabetic Cookbook, 2nd Edition.


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