Pureeing the beans gives this chili a thick, hearty flavor without adding extra fat or calories. Save time by substituting canned low-sodium diced tomatoes for chopped fresh tomatoes.

Recipe: White Bean and Turkey Chili

Marge Perry
September 04, 2012

When you rinse canned beans, you not only lose the slightly metallic tasting starchy salt water, you also lose about one-third of the sodium. So no, you don’t have to rinse canned beans, but why wouldn’t you?

For a variety of recipes using different types of canned beans as well as dried beans, see the following:

A Bevy of Baked Beans

7 Ways with Black Beans

Superfood: Beans

All-Star Bean Main Dishes

 

Recipe: White Bean and Turkey Chili

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