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Turkey White Bean Chili

Louisa Clements
Delicious turkey white bean chili made with ground turkey, white beans and tomatoes. Ready in under 40-minutes, this recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time26 minutes
Total Time41 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground turkey, or ground chicken
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapenos, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 28oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced, about 2 - 2 1/2 cups diced
  • 1 19oz can white kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar

Recommended Toppings:

  • sour cream
  • grated cheddar cheese
  • green onions
  • avocado


  • Heat olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add onion and cook for 4 minutes, until translucent. Add ground turkey and 1/2 tsp salt, brown for 5 minutes until mostly cooked.
  • Add pickled jalapenos, garlic, spices and oregano. Cook until garlic and spices are fragrant, another 2 minutes or so.
  • Add diced tomatoes, chicken broth and remaining salt. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Carefully add bell pepper and sweet potato. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes. During the last 5 minutes add white beans.
  • Finish off with balsamic vinegar. Serve with favourite chili toppings.
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Nutrition Facts
Turkey White Bean Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 1010mg44%
Potassium 766mg22%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 8511IU170%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. If you have any specific dietary concerns, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.