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Turkey Chili with Squash

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Turkey Chili with Squash
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 6
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Craving a hearty, meaty chili that’ll feed the whole family while keeping calories in check? This one-pot ground turkey chili recipe ticks all the boxes! With the lean turkey, poblano chiles and winter squash, this chili has some “super” ingredients that meld perfectly with the warming chili spices, tomatoes and beans. Texas chili purists, this turkey chili recipe isn’t what you’d call traditional, but we bet you’ll still love it! Even better, using 93% lean turkey means you can skip the step of draining your pan after browning the meat, streamlining your cooking for a meal that’s done in under an hour. Don't be surprised if this Turkey Chili with squash makes it into your weekly meal rotation!
Updated May 11, 2022

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey (at least 93% lean)
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 medium poblano chile, seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups Progresso™ reduced sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 3 cups cubed butternut squash
  • 1 can (19 oz) Progresso™ red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook turkey, onions and chile in oil 6 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until turkey is no longer pink. Stir in garlic, chili powder, cumin and salt; cook about 1 minute or until fragrant. Add broth, squash, beans and tomatoes. Increase heat to high; heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve butternut squash chili with light sour cream and fresh cilantro.
  • tip 2
    Want to add a little more spice to your ground turkey chili? Serve with your favorite hot sauce.

Nutrition

290 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 22g Protein, 30g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
960mg
40%
Potassium
660mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8g
33%
Sugars
7g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
160%
160%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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