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Turkey Chili with Kale
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings (1.75 cups per serving)
Calories per serving: 274 kcal
  • 2 lbs extra lean ground turkey (99%)
  • 2 15 oz cans diced tomatoes, no salt added
  • 1 15 oz can low sodium kidney beans, drained
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained
  • 2 8 oz cans tomato sauce, no salt added
  • 1 10 oz can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles, no salt added
  • 3 cups kale, chopped (200 grams)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (110 grams)
  • 2 medium orange bell peppers, chopped (260 grams)
  • 1 large jalapeño, diced (15 grams)
  • 4 cloves garlic (16 grams)
  • 1 packet Mrs Dash Chili Seasoning (35 grams)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (0.5 fl oz)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion, then sauté for 2-3 minutes until fragrant and softened.

  2. Add ground turkey, 1/2 the seasoning packet, and some salt to the pot. Cook the turkey, breaking apart into chunks with a wooden spoon until cooked through.

  3. Add all remaining ingredients except kale and stir. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer and cover for 30 minutes. Occasionally stir, taste test, and add salt as needed.

  4. Add the kale to the pot and stir into the chili. Cover and simmer for another 15 minutes before removing the chili from heat.

  5. Optional: top with sour cream, cheese, green onion, and/or avocado before serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Turkey Chili with Kale
Amount Per Serving (442 g)
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 192mg8%
Potassium 521mg15%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 32g64%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.