Smoked Turkey Chili Verde


Smoked Turkey Chili Verde
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Serves: 6
  • ¾ pound lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar low-sodium tomatillo salsa (such as Garlic Survival Co.)
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 6 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
  1. Spray a large nonstick saucepan with cooking spray and set over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the turkey, onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook, breaking up the turkey with a wooden spoon, stirring occasionally, until the turkey is browned and the vegetables are softened, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add salsa, water, chipotle peppers, and cumin; bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until the flavors are blended and the chili thickens slightly, about 30 minutes.
  5. Stir in beans; return to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from the heat; stir in cilantro.
  8. Ladle the chili in serving bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon of cheese and 1 tablespoon of scallions.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 190 Fat: 2.5 g Saturated fat: 1 g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 21 Sodium: 150 mg Fiber: 6 g Protein: 20 g Cholesterol: 25 mg


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