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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 305.5
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 598.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.9 g
  • Protein: 24.5 g

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Heart Healthy Texas Chili


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Introduction

Lean ground turkey makes this chili both filling and low-fat. Lean ground turkey makes this chili both filling and low-fat.

Ingredients

    • 2 lb. ground turkey meat (24 oz. cooked)
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
    • 1 cup chopped green pepper
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 2 (28 oz.) cans low sodium tomatoes in puree, chopped
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 (6 oz. can) low sodium tomato paste
    • 8 teaspoons low sodium beef bouillon
    • 2 tablespoons chili powder
    • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
    • 2 teaspoons oregano leaves
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 1/2 cup dried lentils
    • 2 cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed

Directions

1. In large kettle, brown turkey and pour off fat.



2. Add onion, green pepper, and garlic. Cook and stir until tender.



3. Add remaining ingredients. Cover. Bring to boil.



4. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.



Makes 12 servings.







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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made this and absolutely loved it - very tasty - used cannelini & black beans instead of kidney beans, and used yellow, orange & red pepper instead of green - 6/5/07

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe and added 1/2 c.diced jalapenos,and 1/2 c. more onion,it was really delicious. - 5/19/07

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Mild and somewhat sweet. I added diced carrots. Very good. - 6/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I loved it; so did my fiance! I had never made chili before, but this was delicious. Instead of 2 (28 oz.) cans low sodium tomatoes in puree, chopped & 1 (6 oz. can) low sodium tomato paste, I used 1 1/2 cups of diced tomatoes & 2 small cans of tomato sauce. I also used 3 cubes of beef bouillon. - 5/30/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I added some hot sauce because I like things extra spicy but this was delicious! - 5/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Loved it, I added more spices but it makes a great meal with plenty of leftovers to freeze for quick meals. - 3/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this and would make it again. I added some hot sauce to spice it up. - 12/3/07

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was Amazing! We cooked on a cold blustery evening & served up our married daughters family & they devoured it! We plan to freeze the rest in ziplocs according to serving size to pull out for a quick lunch.

    How much is a serving .. 1 cup? - 11/27/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I don't usually like chili, but this is awesome! I made it in the crock pot so it was ready when I came home from work. Great recipe for cold days. - 11/27/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It is a very mild chili. Needs some spicing up for me, but nice basic flavor, and the turkey really absorbs the flavors around it. - 11/4/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Just had some reheated that was frozen from the Super Bowl. I added some XXX Habenero and a few low sodium crackers for a tasty meal. - 3/13/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this for Super Bowl Sunday and it was so good. Added some hot sauce to spice it up a bit! - 3/13/07

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this is in response to those who wondered how large a serving is: either weigh the entire completed recipe or measure it out in a measuring bowl. As for the large amount it makes .. half the recipe or freeze some of it in measured portions for a quick meal in the future. - 5/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this some time ago when I first joined. Just came back to Spark People; this is the first recipe for which I searched. Plan on cutting the water, for thickness and spreading it over some crinkle fries, topping with cheese! - 1/29/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very Good my husband even liked it , he's not a fan of chili's
    I liked it a little hotter and added more chile for my serving. Didn't have lentils on hand so look forward to trying it with lentils next time.

    - 5/30/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very very very tasty. - 5/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good Stuff! I mix it up. Sometimes I'll throw in a littlle celery if I have extra, just for mouth feel and crunch. - 5/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added a can of hot Rotella like I normally do when I make chili and it turned out fine. Plenty of spice and even more when I leave the Cha lu la sauce on the table - 5/19/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I left out the meat and added quorn instead and it was really nice. Thanks - 5/19/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I was going to comment on the lack of "serving size" but the last person said it better than I could! My HUGE pet peeve about most of the recipes I see here.
    Charlotte - 5/19/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    we really liked this.. :)
    Do you know how much is 1 serving?? Thanks so much - 8/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Fabulous! - 12/16/07

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I, too, use black beans and red or yellow peppers. Toss in a sliced or chopped hot pepper and yer good to go! - 11/15/07

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  • I made this with extra lean ground beef. I like the addition of the lentils. - 12/14/11

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  • Very good for a Texas chili~~~ - 9/4/11

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