Low Fat Chili Made With Fat-Free Ground Turkey, 210 Calories Per

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

An anytime fun crowd pleaser. Make it by the truckload, keep leftovers in Ziplocs, whip 'em out in the morning & just let thaw.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray each of 3 skillets with cooking spray.
  2. Sautee the turkey throroughly. (More effort is required stirring/separating ground-turkey “crumbles” than with high-fat, slippery ground beef.).
  3. Lower heat. Pour off all drippings.
  4. Add the crushed tomatoes, onions, and Taco Seasoning. Stir. Add kidney beans, stir again, and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Top with with diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sliced black olives & fat-free cheese if desired. Add 30 calories for each cheese slice.


Most Helpful

The texture as written is just not what we are looking for in a chili. It was thick to the point that it reminded me of goulash and belonged on a plate instead of a bowl - I ended up adding another can of diced tomatoes, one cup of beef broth and one cup of V8. I reduced the serving size as another reviewer did (to 5 which evenly divides the meat, beans and onions). Since I strayed so far from the recipe, I can't say that I'd make this one again. Made for Pick A Chef Spring 2008.

Brooke the Cook in WI April 05, 2009

I made 4 servings of this for lunch today and it's quite tasty. I used a can of mixed beans (didn't have kidney beans) and subbed in 1/3 cup of t.v.p. for the turkey. I'm cutting fat wherever I can and tvp has .03 g of fat per ounce and there is a lot of tvp in an ounce. The key here is the seasoning mix of course so use the best or make up some of your own. It's certainly easy and I think that it's a chili the kids will love too.

Annacia April 05, 2008

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