Friday, January 16, 2009

Turkey Turmeric Chili

Serves: 6

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
20 ounces Jennie O ground turkey (originally calls for 1/2, only used 1# b/c of habit and use Jennie O' b/c leanest I have found)
1/2 medium onion, chopped, about 1/2 whole
2 cloves garlic, minced
28 ounces crushed tomatoes, no salt, 1 large can
2 cans organic red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can organic diced tomatoes, no salt
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 dash cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon turmeric

1. Heat oil in large saucepan. Add turkey, onion & garlic - cook until turkey turns white.
2. Add remaining ingredients & simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.

Per Serving : 288 Calories; 4g Fat (11.6% calories from fat); 1g Saturated Fat; 32g Protein; 31g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 38mg Cholesterol; 204mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

adapted from The YOU Diet by Dr. Oz


  1. We love chili! And I like to bake a spicy cornbread to go along with the yummy goodness.

  2. One of the best things about cold weather is chili! This one sounds wonderful!

  3. Thanks for the comment on my blog regarding band kids! What does your child play? Mine plays the clarinet. Fills your heart is right. I canNOT get enough.
    Your chili looks scrumptious!


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