30-Minute Turkey Chili

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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; saute onion and garlic until just beginning to soften, about 3 minutes. Stir in turkey, carrot, celery, mushrooms and red pepper; saute, breaking up turkey with spoon, until turkey is browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano and salt; saute; 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 400F (200C) 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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