Weekly Recipe Round-Up: White Turkey Chili - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Weekly Recipe Round-Up: White Turkey Chili

Chef Abbie Gellman RD

Weekly Recipe Round-Up: White Turkey Chili

This week’s recipe round-up is White Turkey Chili. This recipe is full of good protein, vegetables, and whole grains with a bit of a kick from green chiles. Coming in less than 400 calories with 10 grams of fiber, this chili is sure to satisfy and keep you full longer. Enjoy!


White Turkey Chili

5 from 2 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Main Course, Soup
Keyword: chili, turkey
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Chef Abbie Gellman RD


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup onions diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 summer squash zucchini and/or yellow squash
  • 1/2 cup bulgar
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 15- ounce cans of cannelini beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 4- ounce can green chiles
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth


  • Heat large pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat, add oil then turkey. Cook turkey, breaking apart until no longer pink, ~5 minutes. Add onion, garlic, and squash, and cook, stirring occasionally, ~5 minutes.
  • Add bulgar, oregano, cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring, ~1 minute to bloom spices. Add beans and chiles.
  • Add 1/2 cup stock and deglaze pot and cook down liquid by half. Add remaining stock, bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook 45 minutes to thicken chili and develop flavors. Serve with a dollop of plain yogurt or sour cream.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating