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Three Bean Turkey Chili

A delicious comfort food that the whole family will enjoy that's loaded with healthy goodness. 

Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 lb extra lean ground turkey
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cups red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 27 oz can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 27 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 31 oz can charro beans
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 10 oz can Rotel®
  • 4 oz can diced green chilies
  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red crushed peppers
  • 2-3 cups vegetable broth

Optional toppings:

  • Diced avocados, grated cheese, sour cream, cilantro, sliced green onions

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium heat and sauté onions, garlic and bell peppers for 4-5 minutes. 

  2. Add ground turkey and cook until turkey is no longer pink and is thoroughly cooked. If using extra lean, no need to drain.

  3. Sprinkle cumin, chili powder, oregano, cayenne pepper, red crushed peppers, salt and pepper over turkey mixture, stir. 

  4. Add all three different beans, diced tomatoes, Rotel, diced green chillies, vegetable broth, stir. 

  5. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 45-60 minutes.

  6. Top with optional toppings and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from one of my best friends, Lori over at Sweet Ordeal