Cincinnati Turkey Chili

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Cincinnati Turkey Chili
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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. 

Ready in
40 m
4
Servings
449
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
24%
Sugar
13g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Protein
25g
49%
Carbs
56g
19%
Vitamin A
91µg
10%
Vitamin B12
0.7µg
12.1%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
33.4%
Vitamin C
44mg
73%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
2mg
10%
Vitamin K
15µg
19%
Calcium
166mg
17%
Fiber
10g
42%
Folate (food)
73µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
73µg
18%
Iron
4mg
25%
Magnesium
93mg
23%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
6mg
30%
Phosphorus
356mg
51%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
954mg
27%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
20.2%
Sodium
571mg
24%
Sugars, added
4g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.8mg
56.6%
Trans
0.1g
N/A
Zinc
3mg
21%

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