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White Bean Chili

Photo: Romulo Yanes
Prep time 30 mins
Cook time 1 hr, 30 mins
Yield Makes: 8 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups chili)
Serve with: reduced-fat cheddar, scallions, cilantro, sliced jalapeño, tortilla chips.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large white onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 (4-oz) cans green chilies, rinsed
  • 4 (15-oz) cans white beans, rinsed
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon fine cornmeal

Nutrition Information

  • calories 456
  • fat 12.6 g
  • satfat 3.1 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 2.5 g
  • protein 40 g
  • carbohydrate 47 g
  • fiber 12 g
  • cholesterol 82 mg
  • iron 8 mg
  • sodium 640 mg
  • calcium 202 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a 5 1/2- to 6-quart pot over medium high. Add turkey and pepper; cook until brown. Transfer to a bowl.

  2. Heat oil in pot over medium. Add onion and garlic; cook until soft (10 minutes). Stir in chilies, cumin, and oregano; cook 1 minute. Add turkey, beans, and broth; cook, covered (1 hour).

  3. Whisk cornmeal into milk. Add to chili. Serve.