Cincinnati Turkey Chili

Cincinnati Turkey Chili
Staff Writer
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Cincinnati Turkey Chili

This classic Cincinnati dish gets a healthy treatment by using turky. Try serving it over spaghetti for an unconventional way to enjoy chili. 

4
Servings
394
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Try adding hot sauce, chopped jalapeño or chipotle chili powder. Try adding a can of black beans or swapping the kidney beans for chickpeas or pinto beans.

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounces spaghetti
  • cooking spray
  • 8 Ounces lean ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 onions, chopped and divided
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 Cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • One 15-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • One 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 Cups shredded sharp Cheddar

Directions

Cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; set aside.

Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat the pan with cooking spray and add the turkey; cook for 3 minutes, stirring to break up the turkey meat. Add 1 cup of the onion, the bell pepper and garlic; sauté for 3 minutes. Stir in chili powder and next 5 ingredients; cook for 1 minute. Add the broth, beans and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate and salt. Serve chili the over spaghetti; top with remaining onion and cheese.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
24g
34%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
11g
46%
Cholesterol
102mg
34%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Protein
28g
61%
Vitamin A, RAE
176µg
25%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
13µg
14%
Calcium, Ca
327mg
33%
Choline, total
55mg
13%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
19µg
5%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
36mg
11%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
316mg
45%
Selenium, Se
28µg
51%
Sodium, Na
618mg
41%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
80g
3%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Turkey Chili Shopping Tip

Ground turkey is flavorful and has 65-75 percent less fat than ground beef.

Turkey Chili Cooking Tip

Because ground turkey has a low fat content, it can dry out easily; counter this by supplementing juicy ingredients with your ground turkey dish.