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World's Best Turkey Chili

John Chandler

"A very yummy and healthy meal that tastes like it should be bad for you. I use hot chili seasoning. Enjoy."
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1 h 30 m servings 335 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until soft and translucent, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir turkey and chili seasoning in hot pot until turkey is browned and crumbly, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Stir onion-garlic mixture into turkey mixture. Add chili beans, corn, black beans, water, diced tomatoes, and tomato paste; stir. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low, and simmer until flavors blend, 1 hour.


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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 335 calories; 9.2 g fat; 43.4 g carbohydrates; 26.2 g protein; 60 mg cholesterol; 1470 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Not bad, but pretty wimpy since it relies on a chili spice mix pack for its seasoning. I had to add more chili powder to get more taste.

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World's Best Turkey Chili Haiku: "Not quite the 'world's best', but that doesn't mean not great! (Less corn, more spices!) We thought the corn was overkill, and maybe using 1/3 - 1/2 c. frozen c...

Absolutely perfect for cold fall of winter day!!! Bb

I made this dish just the other day for my wife and I, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. I took off a star only because I had to adjust the spicing slightly to make the recipe meet its true potentia...

Great simple recipe that's even better as leftovers. I used Mrs Dash chili seasoning and a can of Rotel for the tomatoes. Thanks for sharing a quick, inexpensive hearty meal.

Not bad, but pretty wimpy since it relies on a chili spice mix pack for its seasoning. I had to add more chili powder to get more taste.

Amazing!! I substituted the chili mix with cumin, chipotle chili powder, and creole seasoning (for an extra kick) and topped it with sour cream, guacamole, green onions, and cilantro for a south...

This recipe is so delicious - the only changeS I made were to add a can of Ro-tel tomatoes instead of plain ones & I used frozen corn because I didn't have canned. My whole family declared this ...

This was good. We will be making this again soon.