Black Bean & Turkey Chili

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

I created this chili recipe for a healthier version using ground turkey instead of beef. My family is not fond of kidney beans so I replaced them with black beans. I added corn for slight sweetness and color. It turned out to be a healthy, easy to prepare, tasty and good looking chili!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a pot that accommodates at least three quarts, fry the ground turkey, onion and garlic until the turkey is no longer pink. Drain off and remove any excess grease from the fried turkey.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy with a dollop of sour cream on top!


Most Helpful

I added a tsp of cumin, and only used 1 tsp of regular salt, and 1/2 tsp tabasco sauce, but otherwise stuck to the ingredients pretty exactly, using a 28 ounce can of tomatoes with their juice, and a can of black beans, rinsed and drained. I cooked the chili in a crock pot on low for about 7 hours. We all enjoyed it with a side of corn bread.

helowy September 16, 2009

AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME!! I had some leftover turkey and wanted to use it up - tried the recipe - and the family went wild!!! Both of my daughters said they couldn't eat it fast enough. I pride myself on my own chili recipe, but this one is uniqe and wonderful and will replace mine for sure! Thanks so much!!!

SparrowHill Honey January 23, 2009

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