Turkey Chili

Come home to this spicy turkey chili - the perfect dinner for your family's Mexican cuisine night!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10

2 1/2
pounds ground turkey
2
large onions, chopped (2 cups)
1
large green bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cans (15 1/2 ounces each) pinto beans, undrained
1
can (14 ounces) seasoned chicken broth with roasted garlic
2
cans (4 1/2 ounces each) diced green chiles, undrained
1/3
cup cornmeal
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
tablespoon dried oregano leaves
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Cook turkey in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 Mix turkey, onions, bell pepper, tomatoes, pinto beans, broth and chiles in 5-to 6-quart slow cooker. Mix remaining ingredients in small bowl; stir into turkey mixture.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to 8 hours or until chili is thickened and bubbling. Chili will hold on low heat setting up to 4 hours. If chili becomes too thick while holding, stir in up to 1/2 cup hot water to thin.

Expert Tips

There's a surprise ingredient in this recipe-cornmeal. It's a delicious addition that thickens the chili with Tex-Mex pizzazz.

Mix and match the flavors of this chili by using black beans instead of pinto beans or ground beef instead of the ground turkey.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
345
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
26%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.