Tested till perfect Turkey Black Bean Chili

Turkey Black Bean Chili

A one-pot chili recipe perfect for families on-the-run. this recipe is lightened up with ground turkey in place of beef.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2008

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 2 tbsp 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 lb 1lbground turkey or ground chicken
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp 2tspdried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsptomato paste
  • 1 can 1can(28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can 1can(19 oz/540 mL) black beanblack beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1small zucchinizucchinis, cubed
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupcorn kernels
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspchili powder
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupminced fresh coriander or parsley
  • sour cream
  • sliced jalapeno pepperjalapeno peppers, (optional)
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In large saucepan, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil over medium-high heat; saute turkey, breaking up, until no longer pink, about 8 minutes. Drain off fat; transfer turkey to bowl.

In same saucepan, heat remaining oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute.

Return turkey to pan. Add tomatoes, black beans, zucchini, corn and chili powder; bring to  boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir in coriander. Serve garnished with sour cream and jalapeno peppers (if using).

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Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 281 pro 20g total fat 12g sat. fat 3g
carb 26g fibre 9g chol 60mg sodium 717mg

% RDI:

calcium 9 iron 33 vit A 16 vit C 42
folate 30
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