White Turkey Chili

White Turkey Chili

This cheesy beany chili made using turkey breast tenderloins is a filling recipe for dinner.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

9:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
cups dried navy beans (1 pound), sorted and rinsed
8
cups water
2
tablespoons chicken bouillon granules
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies, undrained
6
cups water
1
pound turkey breast tenderloins, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella or Cheddar cheese
  1. Place beans and water in 4-quart Dutch oven. Soak at least 8 hours but no longer than 10 hours; drain.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except turkey and cheese. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 1 hour or until beans are tender.
  3. Stir in turkey. Simmer uncovered about 15 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 8 servings
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Joan K. Shares her Recipe "This is such an easy recipe to put together. I soak the beans overnight, drain them in the morning and finish the rest of the cooking just in time for lunch. Eating my main meal of the day at lunch worked better for me; I just felt more like eating then."
TO MAKE AHEAD: Divide chili among 3 airtight 2-quart freezer containers and label. Cool quickly and freeze no longer than 2 months. Remove lid from 1 freezer container; place upside down in 1-quart microwavable casserole. Microwave on High 5 minutes; remove container. Cover and microwave on High 20 to 25 minutes, breaking up and stirring every 5 minutes, until hot.
High in magnesium, potassium, iron and folic acid; excellent source of fiber
Food FOR thought Brimming with beans ├╣navy beans, that is ├╣this recipe is rich in fiber. Typically Americans don't eat enough fiber. Experts recommend we eat 25 to 30 grams of fiber daily for good health and to prevent constipation.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 245
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 1490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
  • Protein 27g;
Exchanges:
  • 2 Starch;
  • 1 Vegetable;
  • 2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.