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Quick and Healthy Turkey Chili Recipe
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Quick and Healthy Turkey Chili

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"The star of this turkey chili recipe is plump, tender GOYA® Low Sodium Red Kidney Beans. Mix with quick-cooking ground turkey, tomato sauce, and smoky, GOYA® Chipotle Chiles in Adobo Sauce. In just 30 minutes, you'll have a mouthwatering pot of healthy, nourishing chili that tastes like it's been simmering for hours. Top with cheese, avocado, and cilantro for heaven in a bowl."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    30 mins


  1. Heat oil in medium pot over medium heat. Stir in peppers, onions and garlic; cook until tender, 5-7 minutes. Add turkey, cumin and Adobo. Cook, breaking up turkey with spoon, until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in beans, tomato sauce, 1 cup water and chipotle; bring liquid to boil. Reduce heat. Simmer until chili thickens and flavors come together, about 10 minutes. Season with Adobo.
  3. Divide chili among serving bowls. Top with cheese, avocado and cilantro.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 06, 2013

This recipe wasn't over the top at all, but it was easy, so that's always a benefit. I have a vegetarian in the house and decided to eliminate the turkey. Instead, I drained an extra can of beans and added it into the mix. I take the whole family's opinion into consideration when reviewing, and when the kids will eat it, it's a winner.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 14, 2014

This chili was insanely hot. I am rating it a 3 and that is only because I do have a pepper lover in the house. Personally, I could not eat it. I realized I just do not care for the chipotle chilis in a can. They have a very dominant taste in food they are added to and I am not sure if some in a can are hotter than others, but I apparently bought the hottest kind sold. In the end I added a can of diced petite tomatoes for color and to cut through some of the heat. Lastly, I just ended up adding cheese and an avocado directly to the chili to see if that would also help with the heat. It helped some and mellowed out the chipotle flavor a little too. We topped it with lime flavored tortilla chips. I couldn't finish mine, even with 2 large iced drinks, but it will get eaten in another person's packed lunches.


18 Ratings

Dec 24, 2014

Looking for something quick to use some leftover turkey. Used shredded turkey breast instead of ground and substituted a can of black beans for some of the red. (The shredded turkey really makes it.) Throw the peppers, onion, garlic and a handful of cilantro in the Ninja to chop it up. Also added a tsp of cinnamon and 1/4 tsp of smoked paprika; couple of dashes of cayenne for the spicy lovers in the house. This has become one of our go-to dishes. EASY and awesome! - Craig

Mar 09, 2014

Made with the intention of using as a freezer meal, but I couldn't resist eating a bowl for lunch! Used only 1 can of kidney beans and it was enough.

Oct 12, 2013

Love this stuff! I have made this three times already and we dig in before I get to take a picture! I made it once in the slow cooker and it is just as yummy.

Sep 11, 2013

This was very good! Quick, easy, and delicious! I have no idea what GOYA is, I assume it's a brand name, but I just used regular old brands that I'm used to. I also skipped the chipotle chiles, actually I just forgot them...And it was still really good! I also added a teeny bit of cayenne pepper, which makes everything a little more delicious, and after serving, we realized it wasn't quite spicy enough for us, so we added a little Tapatio hot sauce. I'll definitely make this again!

Aug 19, 2013

My family agrees…this Quick and Healthy Turkey Chili recipe was delicious!!! I followed the recipe pretty closely, my only changes were, I added in a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies, and added a 1 ½ tsp of GOYA Adobo seasoning (per our taste)…I will most certainly make this again!!!

Feb 10, 2015

I love it. very easy to make. i added some diced tomatos and jalapeños in place of the Chipotle.


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