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Ground Turkey Chil

This Ground Turkey Chili is a simple and hearty recipe that packs a lot of flavors and tastes even better the next day!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili, Turkey
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 261kcal
Cost: $12.33


  • large pot
  • measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Wooden mixing spoon


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 3 large cloves garlic minced
  • 2 15oz cans tomato sauce
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 15oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 15oz cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained

FOR SERVING: (all optional)

  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sliced avocado
  • Diced red onion
  • Tortilla strips


  • Heat oil n a large heavy-bottomed pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add oil and onions and cook for about 5 minutes or until onions are tender and translucent.
  • Add in ground turkey and cook until thoroughly cooked. Drain and return to pot.
  • Next add in garlic, cumin, chili powder, oregano, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper stir.
  • Add in tomato sauce, chicken broth, kidney beans, and black beans.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer for 30-45 minutes.
  • Adjust seasons to taste. Serve with toppings (optional).
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 698mg | Potassium: 679mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 917IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 3mg