Turkey Chili Video

A warming winter chili is even better when it’s low fat and low calorie. This quick, easy chili recipe is so low calorie you can enjoy it with a sprinkle of cheddar cheese as a finishing touch.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey breast
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup chopped red, yellow and/or orange bell peppers
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 can (28 oz) no salt added whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1/8 tsp unrefined sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup shredded low fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add turkey and cook, stirring occasionally, until just browned.
  2. Add onion and bell peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes, or until vegetables are softened.
  3. Add cumin and tomatoes, breaking up the tomatoes with a spoon to release their juices, and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add beans, hot sauce, salt, black pepper and parsley and stir to combine. Cook for 3 minutes, or until beans are heated through.
  5. Serve sprinkled with cheddar cheese and additional chopped parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
175
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    3g
    5%
  • Saturated Fat
    1g
    5%
  • Cholesterol
    37mg
    12%
  • Sodium
    279mg
    12%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    6%
  • Dietary Fiber
    4g
    16%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    19g
    38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.