Black Bean, Barley and Turkey Chili


This hearty and healthful chili will be a family favorite and can be prepared in just 15 minutes!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 cup chopped onions

  • ½ cup chopped green pepper

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon ground oregano, crumbled

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 1 ½ cups canned vegetable juice

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • ½ cup quick-pearled Quaker barley

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, undrained


  1. Place oil, onions, green pepper, chili powder, garlic, cumin, oregano and salt in a large (2-3 quart) nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3-4 minutes or until tender.

  2. Add turkey and cook, stirring to break up meat for 5 minutes or until cooked through. Add vegetable juice, tomatoes, chicken broth and barley. Increase heat to bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Add beans, cover and cook 10 minutes.


Nutrition Notes: High in fiber and a good source of potassium.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

294 Calories
13g Fat
23g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 294
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 608mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 34mg 171%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 536mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.