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White Bean and Turkey Chili

Crowd-pleasing white bean chili calls for canned beans and chicken broth, making prep convenient.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups diced yellow onion (about 2 medium)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 (15.8-ounce) cans Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 1/2 cup diced seeded plum tomato (about 1)
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 lime wedges (optional)

Preparation

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 10 minutes or until tender and golden. Add chili powder, garlic, and cumin; sauté for 2 minutes. Add oregano and beans; cook for 30 seconds. Add broth; bring to a simmer. Cook 20 minutes.

Place 2 cups of bean mixture in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Return pureed mixture to pan. Add turkey, and cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat. Add diced tomato, chopped cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper, stirring well. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 286
  • Calories from fat: 19%
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 32.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 24.3g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Iron: 4.8mg
  • Sodium: 435mg
  • Calcium: 105mg
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