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two bowls of chili on a tray with cilantro and jalapeño slices

No Bean Turkey Chili

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 110.15kcal
Author: Sarah Holt
This turkey chili recipe is quick and easy to make and made without beans. It's flavor-packed and is the perfect weeknight dinner.
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper deseed and diced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of tomato sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 3 cups chicken, beef or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

Stovetop

  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat, then add ground turkey and brown while crumbling with a spatula, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Add the diced onion, bell peppers and jalapeño to the pan. Stir and cook until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add in the minced garlic, a can of diced tomatoes and a can of tomato sauce. Stir to combine.
  • Stir in the spices, salt, black pepper and broth. Bring the chili to a simmer. Turn down the heat to medium-low, cover and cook for about 45 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat, let cool for a few minutes and serve with your favorite toppings.

Slow Cooker

  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, then add ground turkey and brown while crumbling, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat then add the turkey to the slow cooker along with the rest of the ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  • Turn off the slow cooker and serve with your favorite toppings.

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
No Bean Turkey Chili
Serving Size
 
1 Serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
110.15
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1.84
g
3
%
Cholesterol
 
41.58
mg
14
%
Sodium
 
440.27
mg
19
%
Potassium
 
369.58
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
5.35
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1.6
g
7
%
Sugar
 
2.36
g
3
%
Protein
 
18.73
g
37
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Vitamin A
 
1131.87
IU
23
%
Vitamin C
 
48.25
mg
58
%

Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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