Chili- Wendy's Style Makeover

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 216.4
  • Total Fat: 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.0 mg
  • Sodium: 785.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.0 g
  • Protein: 18.2 g

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To use canned beans sub 2 cans for the 3 cups in the recipe. To use canned beans sub 2 cans for the 3 cups in the recipe.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 pound fresh ground turkey
    1/2 quart tomato juice
    1 (29-ounce) can diced tomatoes
    3 cups homemade beans
    1 large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
    1 cup diced celery
    1/4 cup chili powder (you may want to use less, as some people find this is too much)
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    1/2 teaspoon oregano
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


For more authentic Wendy's flavor add 1 extra pound of meat, 1 whole quart tomato juice, cut the celery to 1/2 cup and add in 1 green or red pepper finely diced.


In a skillet, brown the ground beef; drain. Put the drained beef and the remaining ingredients in a 6-quart pot. Cover the pot; let it simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.

Serving Size: Makes 8 1.5cup servings

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