Jessica's Easy Turkey and Black Bean Chili

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 20 mins

Who doesn't love a bowl of hot chili on a cold fall day? My friend whipped this up in less than a half hour after a quick trip to the grocery story and I was AMAZED by how good it was. The most amazing part is that groceries themselves cost less than $10. Served best with a bit of shredded cheese and a dollop of sour cream and some corn tortilla rounds.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, over medium-high heat, saute garlic and onion in oil until onions become slightly tender.
  2. Add ground turkey, stir occasionally until cooked throughout.
  3. Once cooked add remaining ingredients (be sure NOT to drain canned items), stirring after each item is added.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or so, until heated through and flavors are well blended.


Most Helpful

I've been using this recipe for a few years now and it's always a hit. I don't love beans so usually I leave them out and it's still excellent! This is VERY good.

Moochoux January 23, 2015

I found this recipe tonight while looking for something new to do with ground beef. I used lean ground beef instead of turkey. I didn't have chili seasoning so I used Kittencal's recipe. I doubled the garlic and used garlic and herb flavoured tomato sauce and added a can of corn since the black beans made it a bit more southwestern. I found it was a bit watery so I added 4 tbsp of cornstarch to 4 tbsp water and then stirred it in and it thickened up nicely. We topped it with cheddar cheese and it was a big hit! Next time I will also top with sour cream but we didn't have any in the house. This recipe is definitely getting bookmarked! :)

Azia's Mommy February 25, 2010

This is a wonderful chili! I used hot chili seasoning mix for extra kick. We loved the flavor and texture of the ground turkey and black beans. And it couldn't be easier to make! Thanks!

DesertRose15 March 02, 2009

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