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Three Bean Turkey Chili

This Three Bean Turkey Chili is super satisfying and filling! It is loaded with three types of beans, peppers, onions and tons of seasoning for lots of flavor. Top with some shredded cheddar and serve with chips for a delicious meal.

Three Bean Turkey Chili in green bowl

How to make Three Bean Turkey Chili

This recipe is fast enough to have for a week night meal however the longer you can simmer it the more flavor it will have. To make chili, start by chopping up the onion and red bell pepper. Then, in a large pot heat olive oil over medium heat. Add peppers and onions and cook about 5 minutes.

Next, add ground turkey and break into small pieces while cooking. Once turkey is browned add remaining ingredients and cover. Bring to a simmer then lower heat and let simmer 45-60 minutes. Serve your chili as is or top with cheese and serve with tortilla chips.

How to store leftover chili

Leftover chili can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container and should be used within 5 days. Use it over pasta, rice, baked potatoes, etc! The chili will reheat well and have even more flavor as it sits. I am not sure if this recipe will freeze well, however if you try it please let us know in the comments below!

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Three Bean Turkey Chili topped with cheese and served with tortilla chips

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Three Bean Turkey Chili in green bowl

Three Bean Turkey Chili

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

This Three Bean Turkey Chili is loaded with beans, turkey, peppers and onions with tons of flavor from cumin and garlic!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 2 red bell peppers, diced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can small red beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/ tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • Tortilla chips, optional
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Instructions

  1. Chop onion and peppers.
  2. Heat a large pot over medium heat and add olive oil.
  3. Add onions and peppers and cook 5 minutes.
  4. Add ground turkey and cook until browned while breaking it up into small pieces.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes, beans, chili powder, cumin, pepper and garlic salt.
  6. Cover and bring to a simmer.
  7. Once simmering, lower heat and cook for 30-40 minutes. Stir frequently.
  8. Serve with shredded cheddar cheese and tortilla chips if desired.

Notes

Add any toppings you desire such as cheddar cheese, chips, or sour cream.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 470Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 80mgSodium: 1171mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 13gSugar: 11gProtein: 33g

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