Turkey Chili

This cold weather favourite is low in saturated fat and sodium and very high in fibre.  If you can't find lean ground turkey, ground chicken works just as well. I like to toss in chopped kale or baby spinch near the end of cooking.

Turkey Chili


Quantity Ingredients
1 tbsp. (15 ml) Canola oil
1/2 cup (125 ml) Celery, chopped
1/4 cup (60 ml) Onion, chopped
2 Garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. (454 grams) Lean ground turkey
1 28 oz. (796 ml) can diced tomatoes
1 19 oz. (540 ml) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 19 oz. (540 ml) can black beans, drained and rinsed
3 tbps. (45 ml) Chili powder (or more to taste)
1 tsp. (5 ml) Ground cumin
1/4 tsp. (1 ml) Cayanne pepper (or to taste)


In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Add celery, onions, and garlic.  Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden and fragrant, stirring occasionally.  Add turkey; sauté until cooked through.

Add tomatoes, kidney and black beans, chili powder, cumin and cayenne.  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.  Serve warm.

Serves 6

Per serving: 371 cal, 27 g pro, 10 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 45 g carb, 12 g fiber, 60 mg chol, 437 mg sodium

Source: No-Fail Diet