Healthy Turkey Chili (Stovetop or Slow Cooker)

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If you’re searching for a lightened up hearty chili, this recipe originally from Ambitious Kitchen is for you! Perfect for these chilly winter nights.

Healthy Turkey Chili

Servings: 6


2 teaspoons olive oil
1 yellow onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 pound extra lean ground turkey
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 1/4 cups chicken broth (if cooking in Crockpot, only use 1/2 cup)
2 (15 ounce) cans dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce) can sweet corn, rinsed and drained
Topping: avocado, jalapeno, and tortilla chips

Directions

1. Place oil in a large pot and place over medium high heat. Add in onion, garlic and red pepper and saute for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently.

2. Next add in ground turkey and break up the meat; cooking until no longer pink. Then add in chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper and salt; stir for about 20 seconds.

3. Add in tomatoes, chicken broth, kidney beans and corn. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30-45 minutes or until chili thickens and flavors come together.

4. Taste and adjust seasonings and salt as necessary. Garnish with anything you’d like.

Slow Cooker Directions: Brown the turkey and onions on the stove, add everything to the slow cooker. Cook for 4 hours on high.

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