Tasty Turkey Taco Chili

This turkey taco chili is so simple, delicious, and nutritious! I have made it about 100 times, 100 different ways. After a lot of trial and error, this is definitely a recipe worth sharing! Let me know on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube if you try it!

  • INGREDIENTS:

  • 1.25 lbs ground turkey (.5 kg turkey mince)
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can cannelli beans
  • 1 can sweet corn
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 carton beef stock (can also use chicken or veggie)
  • 2 sweet peppers (red/yellow/orange)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 packet guacamole seasoning
  • GARNISH:

  • arugula/cilantro/avocado/Greek yogurt/cracked pepper
  • INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Combine kidney beans, cannelli beans, sweet corn, crushed tomatoes, and guacamole seasoning in large pot. 

  • Stir ingredients in large pot. If you will be at the house, go ahead and begin cooking on low. 

  • About an hour or two before you want to eat the meal, brown the ground turkey with the taco seasoning. Also chop and saut√© the peppers with a bit of taco seasoning.

  • Combine cooked turkey and peppers with everything else in the pot. Increase the heat to medium. Stir periodically. It is ready to serve in about and hour. But it can be held for a good while on low.

  • This is a mild chili. I've added Frank's Hot Sauce in the past for a little kick. I think that adds just enough zing, but prefer it just like as I've laid out above. 

  • Garnish as you wish. I like to use arugula (rocket as they say in Oz) and avocado. I add Greek yogurt, lime, and cracked pepper when I prep it for my husband. Choose your own adventure!

  • ENJOY! 

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COOK TIME: 15-20 minutes

INGREDIENTS: 

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  2. 3/8 cup honey
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  2. 1/4 cup honey

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