Quick and Easy One Pot Turkey Chili

turkey chili

All I can say today is brrr.  It was a miserable day here today with nothing but rain.  The temperatures started off not so bad this morning but have been quickly dipping down low.  I think it’s gonna go down into the 30’2 tonight, yikes!   And tomorrow’s high only around 49°.

Time to get out the heated throw for the couch tonight!  The cats will love me, I’ll be their new best friend.  Well just for the time being I guess, let’s not get carried away.  They’ll forget I exist in the morning again, haha.

It was a great day for a pot full of turkey chili though.  I’ve had this cooking light recipe saved from last winter and have just gotten around to trying it.  They call it a “20 minute recipe” and I’d say that’s about right.  It’s simple enough to whip up on any week night.

It’s a good recipe to warm you right up.  It’s got just the right amount of heat and spices.  Hubs gave it two thumbs up.

turkey chili

Turkey Chili

adapted from Cooking Light


1 cup red onion, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 – 2 lbs ground turkey
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 (19oz) can cannellini beans
1 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilis
14oz low sodium chicken broth


1.  In a large sauce pot; cook the turkey, onion and garlic over medium heat.  When turkey is cooked through, add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.  Bring to a boil.

2.  Reduce heat and continue simmering for another 10 minutes.  Enjoy!

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