30-Minute Turkey Chili 30-Minute Turkey Chili

Image: Jeff Coulson

Pull this mildly seasoned, comforting chili together in minutes. It's loaded with veggies and lean protein—perfect for growing minds and bodies.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 450 g extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 carrots diced
  • 1 rib celery diced
  • 1 pkg cremini mushrooms diced
  • 1 pkg button mushroom diced
  • half sweet red pepper diced
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (796 mL) whole tomatoes crushed by hand
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups lightly packed baby spinach

Method

In Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté onion and garlic until just beginning to soften, about 3 minutes. Stir in turkey, carrot, celery, mushrooms and red pepper; sauté, breaking up turkey with spoon, until turkey is browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano and salt; sauté; for 2 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes and tomato paste; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Add chickpeas and spinach; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.

Cornmeal Buttermilk Drop Biscuits
In bowl, whisk together 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup cornmeal, 1 tbsp granulated sugar, 2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda and a pinch salt. Cut in 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed. With fork, stir in 3/4 cup buttermilk until mixture forms soft dough. Drop 12 equal portions onto parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until bottoms are golden and biscuits are puffed and flaky, 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 11 g
  • Sodium 890 mg
  • Sugars 13 g
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 401.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Potassium 1290 mg
  • Cholesterol 89 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 38 g

%RDI

  • Iron 51.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 51.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 18.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 78.0
  • Vitamin C 105.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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