The Best Turkey Chili

The Best Turkey Chili1

The Best Turkey Chili


  • 1 pound ground turkey, browned and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 ounce) can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (10 ounce) can ro-tel, NOT drained
  • 1 (46 ounce) container tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder*
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste**
  • *If you enjoy spicy chili I would increase this to 3 tablespoons of chili powder.
  • **remember if serving with Fritos or crackers the dish will get a good dose of salt from your toppings


  1. Brown 1 pound of ground turkey over medium heat in a medium size sauce pot or dutch oven.
  2. Drain off any grease
  3. Add drained and rinsed beans, undrained ro-tel, tomato juice and spices.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Allow chili to simmer over medium low heat uncovered for approximately 30 minutes until the tomato juice has reduced and thickened.
  6. Serve with Fritos, shredded cheddar and green onions!

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