Monday, September 15, 2014

Healthy Turkey Chili Recipe! (Perfect for the Fall!)

EAT like the Beast, look like a Bombshell!

Turkey CHILI Recipe
(from the Body Beast cookbook)

Who DOESN'T love a delicious bowl of CHILI in the FALL?! 

Check out the recipe below for my favorite HEALTHY, HEARTY CHILI RECIPE!


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey meat
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 med white onion, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 tea ground cumin
  • 1 TBL chili powder
  • 1/2 tea salt
  • 1/4 tea cayenne pepper
  • 1 15 oz can pinto or kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce (non-sugar added)
  • 2 TBL chopped fresh parsley


1) Heat oil in large saucepan over med/high heat. Add turkey, onion, bell pepper and garlic.
2) Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink.
3) Add cumin, chili powder, salt, and cayenne pepper; stir and cook another minute.
4) Stir in kidney beans and tomato sauce; bring to a boil
5) Reduce heat to low and gently simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened.
6) Serve warm sprinkled with parsley.
Variations: Substitute ground diced chicken or turkey for turkey. Add garbanzo beans and organic corn for additional texture and flavor. Add a diced jalapeno pepper.

Variations:  Substitute ground diced chicken or turkey for turkey.  Add garbanzo beans and organic corn for additional texture and flavor.  Add a diced jalapeno pepper.


  1. I was just looking for a 21df chili recipe! Can you tell me the color codes for one serving?
    Thanks, Sophie

  2. Looks delicious! How many servings does this make?


  3. Oh my! Your chili recipe sure looks uber delish. I love turkey chili and I'm definitely going to try that out, once I pick some of the ingredients up from the market. Thanks so much for sharing another great recipe! Happy eating!

    Bob Andrews @ Chili House

  4. Hi Christa! ! I have the the BB Book so I figured I could answer your questions...This recipe makes 4 servings. Hope that helps!