Here is a nice chili made with ground turkey, beans, tomatoes and the usual chili spices. Serve this protein-packed recipe when you need a hearty family dinner meal.

Sweet Turkey Chili

Sweet Turkey Chili

Prep Time: 20 minutes   |   Cook Time: 45 minutes   |   Yield: 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 large can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, not drained
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) cannellini beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans
  • optional: grated Parmesan cheese



  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan.
  2. Add onions, garlic and green pepper and saute over medium-high heat until softened.
  3. Add ground turkey, cooking until brown.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  5. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes. You may need to add a small amount of water to adjust the thickness, especially if you decide to drain and rinse the beans to decrease the sodium.

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