Black Bean Turkey Chili

Black Bean Turkey Chili

Servings: 6

1 Pound ground turkey
1 Cup onion, coarsely chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded & cut into 1/4-inch cubes
2 Cloves fresh garlic, minced
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
1 Tablespoon chili powder
1-1/2 Teaspoons ground cumin
1-1/2 Teaspoons ground coriander
1/2 Teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 Teaspoon dried majoram
1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 Can (16 ounces) whole tomatoes, undrained & coarsely chopped
1 Can (16 ounces) black beans, rinsed and well drained
1/4 Cup fresh cilantro, chopped
4 Tablespoons Cheddar cheese, grated


In a 3-quart saucepan, combine turkey, onion, red pepper, garlic, jalapeno pepper, chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano, marjoram, red pepper flakes and cinnamon. Cook mixture over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until turkey is no longer pink.

Stir in tomatoes and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
Stir in beans and cilantro. Continue cooking for an additional 15 minutes.
Serve topped with Cheddar cheese.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 249
Protein 23 grams
Fat (36%) 10 grams
Carbohydrate 18 grams
Sodium 433 mg
Cholesterol 72 mg

Recipe by The National Turkey Federation.

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