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No Fat Turkey Chili - a La Dave

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“This is a very versatile chili recipe that also tastes great! They key is the ground turkey breast, which has almost no fat (1 gm per serving vs. 12 gm for most store-bought regular ground turkey). You can easily lower the heat by removing the seeds and pith (white stuff) from some or all of the peppers. If you want to make it Vegetarian, you can remove the turkey and substitute cubed Tofu (or not) and use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. You can also use the dry ingredients by themselves as a nice chili powder for other recipes.”
4hrs 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix dry ingredients (cayenne, cocoa, coriander, cumin, paprika, oregano, and salt) and put aside.
  2. Brown turkey breast in a skillet and set aside.
  3. Heat canola oil in a large pot until almost smoking.
  4. Cook onions and garlic in oil until caramelized.
  5. Add turkey to pot.
  6. Add wet ingredients (tomatoes, tomato paste, Guinness, coffee, and chicken broth) and bring to a slow boil.
  7. Add dry ingredients and brown sugar.
  8. Add 1 can red kidney beans, 1 can black beans, chili peppers, and Habenaro peppers.
  9. Lower heat and simmer (covered) for 2 hours, stirring gently every half-hour.
  10. Add 1 can red kidney beans and 1 can white kidney beans.
  11. Simmer (covered) for another 2 hours, stirring gently every half-hour.

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