Turkey Chili with White Beans
My recipe is for cooking in a slow cooker, but you can easily make this in a large dutch oven on the stove top.
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 2 med. yellow onions (diced)
  • 1½ tsp oregano
  • 1½ tsp cumin
  • 1½ #'s lean ground turkey
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1- 28oz can diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1-8oz can tomato sauce
  • 3-15 oz cans small white beans (rinsed & drained)
  • Optional toppings:
  • chopped red onion,
  • chopped cilantro
  • corn chips
  • diced avocado
  • shredded iceberg lettuce
  • sour cream
  1. Heat oil in large skillet over med heat. Add onions and sauté onions until tender.
  2. Add oregano and cumin, cook for 1 minute.
  3. Increase heat to med high and add ground turkey. Stir, breaking up turkey as it cooks, until no longer pink and just starting to brown.
  4. Drain off any excess liquid.
  5. Transfer turkey mixture to large slow cooker.
  6. Add stock, tomatoes, tomato sauce, bay leaves, chili powder, cinnamon, cocoa pwd, and salt. Stir to combine.
  7. Add drain & rinsed white beans, stir.
  8. Cook at high for aprox 4 hours, med or low for 6 hours. You can;' hardly go wrong with a slow cooker.
  9. Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy!
Recipe by Joy In Every Season at https://www.joyineveryseason.com/main-dishes/turkey-chili-with-white-beans/