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"I was collecting recipes for some of my favorite childhood meals from my mom when I found directions for a wonderful basic chili. My husband and I enjoy lots of vegetables and cooking with turkey, so we just modified the recipe according to our tastes. We also like a lot of spice, so we added chili powder. Other veggies may be substituted--cabbage and mushrooms are both very good." --CL Reader

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2001


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8 servings (serving size: 1 cup chili, 1 tablespoon cheese, and 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped onion)


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  • Heat a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add first 5 ingredients; cook 5 minutes or until turkey is browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in chili powder and the next 8 ingredients (chili powder through tomato sauce), and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese and chopped onion.


Nutrition Facts

272 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 8g; saturated fat 2.9g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 1.8g; protein 20.3g; carbohydrates 32.2g; fiber 6.2g; cholesterol 51mg; iron 4.3mg; sodium 398mg; calcium 136mg.