White Lightning Turkey Chili

READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
Recipe by Caretta

My family's favorite chili. I always make it the day after Thanksgiving to use up some of the leftover turkey. It is equally good using leftover chicken. My family loves this ladled over a slab of corn bread and then topped with shredded Monterey Jack cheese! This chili is very robust...hope you enjoy it!

Top Review by Acerast

Great chili - and great use of the Thanksgiving bird! I have made a similar recipe from Southern Living with chicken but find that it is wonderful with turkey. My family likes to garnish it with shredded cheese and sour cream. My co-workers are always asking me to bring this to work and to write the recipe out for them. Now I'll just direct them to your recipe ;). Thanks Caretta!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain the beans and put in large stock pot. Add all other ingredients, cover and simmer for two to three hour or until beans are tender.
  2. Ladle into soup bowls and top with sour cream and shredded Monterey Jack cheese if desired.

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