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Recipe Corner: Turkey Chili

*Makes 10 servings

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Turkey Chili

turkey chili


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini (6 ounces), diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 16 oz. lean ground turkey
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can, no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 (28 oz.) can, no-salt-added crushed tomatoes
  • 2 (15.25 oz.) can no-salt-added beans of any kind, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Spray a large soup pot with cooking spray.
  2. Sauté onions, carrots and zucchini over medium-high heat until the onions turn clear.
  3. Add the garlic and sauté 30 more seconds.
  4. Add the ground turkey and cook until brown.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients; mix well and bring the chili to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

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