What’s a great game day recipe that you can start in the morning, walk away from, and will be ready at game time? Turkey chili. Why is this family-pleasing meal healthy? The beans provided a good source of fiber, and chili is an easy place to sneak in vegetables to a meal. This recipe is nutrition packed with two servings of vegetables, and swapping lean-turkey for beef cuts down the saturated fat content. Top it with baked corn chips for some crunch, and watch it disappear as fast as that offense moves.
Crock-pot Turkey Chili
1 pound lean ground turkey
1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes (preferably low sodium)
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce (preferably low sodium)
1 small onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
¾ cup frozen corn kernels
1 (15 ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce) can chick peas, rinsed and drained
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoons ground cumin
- Heat a pan to medium heat with cooking spray, add the chopped onion and turkey. Cook until meat is thoroughly browned, and place in the crock pot.
- Add the remaining ingredients to the crock pot and stir.
- Cook for 4 hours on High, or 6 hours on Low, stirring occasionally.
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