Body Beast Turkey Chili

clean eating chili


1 teaspoon olive oil

1 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey meat

1 medium white onion, chopped

1 medium green bell pepper, chopped

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 Tablespoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

1 (15 oz.) can kidney or pinto beans, rinsed and drained

1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce (no sugar-added variety)

2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

- Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.   Add turkey, onion, bell pepper, and garlic.

- Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink.

- Add cumin, chili powder, salt, and cayenne pepper; stir and cook for 1 minute.

- Stir in kidney beans and tomato sauce; bring to a boil.

- Reduce heat to low and gently simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 min. or until thickened.

- Serve warm sprinkled with parsley.

Tip from the trainer:  Store in individual containers and freeze for future meals.
Substitutions:  You can substitute diced chicken or turkey breast for turkey. Add garbanzo beans and organic corn for additional texture and flavor.


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