Healthy White Bean Turkey Chili

“I decided to get back on Weight Watchers and was googling recipes. I found one for white bean turkey chili, but decided to put my own spin on it. It is so good, hearty, and has a nice creamy and smoky taste. I only used one teaspoon of red pepper flakes because I was going to be serving it to my 2.5 year old. I was shocked she actually had like 4 hearty bites and was dipping her spoon in the liquid and slurping it up. This is a huge feat for my very picky eater. My hubby said it was a keeper. Also, I used two pounds regular ground turkey and one pound extra lean ground turkey. This recipe can also be OAMC and you could probably get 2 or 3 dinners out of it, depending on your family size. You could also use your slow cooker, just brown the turkey and your spices in a skillet, then transfer the rest of the ingredients into the slowcooker for the exception of the half and half. I would add that 30 minutes before serving. Enjoy! If you are counting points, there is 12 servings. We had hearty helpings, so I would say 6 to 8 servings if you are not restricting your portions.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
1 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a large heavy bottom pot over medium heat.
  2. Add oil after pot is hot.
  3. Cook onions until soft, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  5. Add the spices and cook for another 2 minutes. (If using fresh sage, do not add until the very end.).
  6. Add the ground turkey and cook all the way through, until meat is white.
  7. Stir in the chicken stock and half and half.
  8. If you are using fresh sage, add it at this point.
  9. Lower the heat to low, and let the flavor incorporate, about 30 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  10. Serve with low fat cheddar or Mexican style cheese, low fat sour cream, chopped onion, and/or chopped fresh cilantro for garnish.

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