Source: Kim Galeaz | Category: Entrees, Heart-Smart, Soups & Stews

Zesty White Bean and Turkey Chili

Leftover holiday turkey is perfect for creating a winter white chili.

Zesty White Bean and Turkey Chili

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 2 2/3 cups chopped onions 650 mL
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1/3 cup seeded and minced jalapeño peppers 75 mL
  • 6 cups fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth 1.5
  • 3 cans (15 oz/426 mL each) great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups diced, cooked turkey breast 500 mL
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen sweet corn kernels 375 mL
  • 2 tsp ground cumin 10 mL
  • 1 tsp minced ancho chile pepper 5 mL
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh lime juice 7 mL
  • 2 tsp finely minced fresh cilantro 10 mL

Instructions

  • 1. In large Dutch oven, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté 5 minutes. Add jalapeño pepperand sauté until onions are tender.
  • 2. Add chicken broth, white beans, turkey and corn. Bring to a boil.
  • 3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add cumin and andho chile pepper. Simmer 35 minutes.
  • 4. Stir in lime juice and simmer additional 5 minutes.
  • 5. Stir in fresh cilantro immediately before serving.

Yield

12 servings

serving size

1 cup (250 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories245
Total Fat3 g
Saturated Fat0.3 g
Cholesterol43 mg
Carbohydrates29 g
Fiber9 g
Protein26 g
Sodium250 mg