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Terrific Turkey Chili

This satisfying medley is full of tomato flavor and also provides a good dose of fiber. To keep it light, top with reduced-fat cheese, cilantro and green onions. Kim Seeger of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota shares the recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings (about 2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) tomato juice
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook the turkey, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 315 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 706mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 11g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat.

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