Turkey Chili with Black Beans

Turkey Chili with Black Beans

Turkey Chili with Black Beans

This spicy main dish is made with ground turkey, black beans, onion, bell pepper and tomatoes, all seasoned with cinnamon and allspice for a unique 'Greek' flare.

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Makes 4 servings


1 pound ground turkey breast
1 can (about 14-1/2 ounces) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) crushed tomatoes in tomato purée
2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add turkey, chicken broth, onion and bell pepper. Cook and stir, breaking up turkey. Cook until turkey is no longer pink.
  2. Add chili powder, allspice, cinnamon and paprika. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes. Add black beans, tomatoes and vinegar; bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened to desired consistency. Garnish as desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 1-1/3 cups chili (without garnish)
Sodium 873 mg
Protein 40 g
Fiber 10 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Total Fat 2 g
Calories from Fat 7 %
Calories 272

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 2
Starch 1
Meat 4

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