Skinny White Bean Turkey Chili
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 8 servings
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 cans Great Northern White Beans
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 4 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  1. In a medium frying pan heat oil with diced onion, diced green pepper, and minced garlic til onions start to caramelize
  2. Stir in 4 cans of Great Northern White Beans (drained) and add seasonings (Chili powder, cumin, dried oregano, and garlic salt)
  3. Allow to simmer about 5-10 minutes while stirring occasionally
  4. Pour half of the bean mixture in your slow cooker and the other half in a blender or food processer
  5. Blend in blender til smooth
  6. Then combine with whole beans in slow cooker
  7. In separate frying pan brown ground turkey over medium heat. Use spatula to break the turkey up into bite size pieces
  8. Add ground turkey to the slow cooker as well
  9. Stir in 4 cups of Chicken Broth and 1 can of drained diced tomatoes
  10. Turn slow cooker on and allow to cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8 hours
  11. Right before serving stir in lime juice, diced cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste
This chili tastes even better reheated after sitting in the refrigerator for a day or two
Recipe by Sugar n' Spice Gals at