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Easy Turkey Chili

Easy Turkey Chili

Here is an easy turkey chili recipe, I make a double recipe and freeze it for an even quicker meal on busy nights.

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Easy Turkey Chili
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound Maple Leaf Prime Grounds Turkey
  • 1-2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 can of black beans
  • taco/fajita or chili powder to taste
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Corn (optional)
Instructions
  1. Fry the turkey in the coconut oil. Add the chopped onions. Fry for about 5 more minutes, add the tomato juice, water, tomatoes and spices and simmer for 40 minutes.
  2. Add the black beans and corn and simmer for 10-15 more minutes.
  3. Top with plain yogurt or sour cream and some shredded cheese and you’re set!
  4. Enjoy.

Easy Turkey Chili

Have you ever used ground turkey in any of your recipes?

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Comments

  1. Glogirl says:

    No, I have never used ground turkey.

  2. Darlene Schuller says:

    Yes! I’ve used ground turkey in place of beef for various recipes!

  3. Jay Tee says:

    I’ve never used ground turkey in any recipes before.

  4. Belinda McNabb says:

    I use ground turkey often in my cooking. It is great in lasagna and for homemade burgers

  5. Sydney D says:

    Yes, we have made turkey burgers before.

  6. Yep. I’ve used it in chilli :)

  7. Make turkey chili quite regularly. Really good!! As well as ground turkey tacos!!

  8. Steven Godfrey says:

    This sounds really good. I just started using ground pork and now ground turkey. As a child growing up, we were always used to only ground beef. Pork and Turkey were for ham and full size turkeys. Now that im cooking with it, I am trying more and more recipes.

  9. dave crozier says:

    I have never tried it, sounds delish and healthy!

  10. Love using ground turkey. Use it mixed with beef of all on it’s own for delicious, light tasting flavour!

  11. helene jobin says:

    its realy seem good and i would likes win coupons

  12. I like using ground turkey for taco night instead of ground beef!

  13. Lori Bazan says:

    I have used ground turkey in soup, burgers and casseroles…will for sure try Turkey Chili! Yum!

  14. I have used it in tacos.

  15. I always use ground chicken or turkey in place of ground beef.

  16. kenneth T. Tellis says:

    I like a real Home Cooked meal, b soeon wh can relly cook! IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE WHOCAN REALLY COOK ANY MORE?

  17. I love using ground turkey (and chicken) in place of beef for things like tacos and salad toppings!

  18. In an effort to eat more healthy, we use turkey in a lot of things, like chili, which is greatly different from what we were used too when growing up. Back then ground beef was basically it.

  19. Kim Thiessen says:

    Love using ground turkey in chili and for burgers.

  20. I use ground turkey quite frequently as my husband has hemochromatosis and needs to eat less iron. We make ground turkey sloppy joes, tacos, meatballs, and burgers. Yummy!

  21. Beth Gallinger says:

    I’ve used ground turkey for turkey burgers.

  22. Jasen H says:

    I’ve used Ground Turkey to make Burgers, turned out quite good!

  23. I use ground turkey in my meatballs now. The turkey makes them delis!!!!

  24. Olivia L says:

    We always use ground turkey in our tacos. Yummy!

  25. Ive used ground turkey in chili, cabbage rolls too

  26. Karla Sceviour says:

    no,I have never used ground turkey before,,but have used ground chicken.

  27. I have never used ground turkey in a recipe. But maybe I should try.

  28. Monique L. S. says:

    I don’t eat red meat, so I use ground turkey quite often. I use it to make tacos, turkey burgers and also in spaghetti sauce.
    I even converted my red-meat-eating husband over. And, he couldn’t even tell the difference!

  29. Debbie W says:

    I’ve used ground turkey in a spaghetti sauce. It was quite tastey

  30. Isabelle says:

    I used Prime ground turkey to make my favorite macaroni and cheese casserole. I have been making it this way ever since as it tastes even better with turkey.

  31. Joanna C says:

    I’ve tried using ground turkey for tacos in place of beef.

  32. Julie G. says:

    I have not used ground turkey before but bet it is flavorful.

  33. Jana M. says:

    Yes I have. Most recently in dumplings :)

  34. Even as a stir fry, I cook the turkey first adding veggies and sauce and it’s DE-LISH! :P

  35. Tammy Dalley says:

    I have never used Ground turkey just beef or pork!

  36. Chandra Christine O'Connor says:

    Ive used it when I made my burgers and in spaghetti and I use it for meatballs yummy

  37. Natalie T says:

    I use it to make turkey meatballs.

  38. I have actually made turkey chilli and everyone liked it. I also made a lasagna with it as well, not as heavy as a taste as beef is.

  39. Andrew P says:

    I’ve only used turkey in chili =)

  40. I have used ground turkey in Hamburger Helper and in a few casseroles

  41. i love ground turkey- make Mexican lasagna with it often! :)

  42. Maegan Morin says:

    No I have never used ground turkey before. I have always been curious though.

  43. Doris Calvert says:

    We make turkey burgers all the time we use the recipe from trump hotels

  44. Tina L. says:

    I’ve never used ground turkey in any recipes before.

  45. Yes I’ve used ground turkey in my spaghetti!

  46. I use ground turkey to make meat balls.

  47. Yup, pretty much in anything where I would normally use ground beef, like burgers, meatloaf, pasta sauce, chilli con carne, etc.

  48. stacey dempsey says:

    I have used ground turkey and it turns out great

  49. Anne Taylor says:

    I’ve made turkey chili many times and turkey burgers!

    thanks

  50. patti townsend says:

    love using ground turkey, and my kids love it too! you can use it just the same as any hamburger meat with twice the taste

  51. michelle tremblett says:

    I use ground turkey in my lasagna every now and then :)

  52. Erika B says:

    I made turkey pasta sauce it was yummy!

  53. candess phillips says:

    We use it in our pasta sauce. Our son commented the last meal that he prefers it to ground beef, that it had more flavor.

  54. no – i haven’t, but my mom has made a few dishes using it and they were always very tasty

  55. lori butler says:

    I use ground turkey a lot, in spaghetti, meatballs, and turkey burgers

  56. I love healthy chilli

  57. Tricia Cooper says:

    I’ve used ground turkey in chilli!

  58. We often use it in place of ground beef in our meat sauces for spaghetti :)

  59. Shemp DeYoung (@shempgames) says:

    I have used exclusively ground turkey in place of beef for nearly 5 years. My kids LOVE it.

  60. In my tacos

  61. Marissa M says:

    Never used ground turkey but it’s such a great idea!

  62. Laird N Crystal E says:

    I have used ground turkey to make burgers (had this for supper tonight actually) I have also used it for lasagna!

  63. Teresa Claire says:

    I use ground turkey quite a bit. I have started making chili and pasta sauces with ground turkey instead of ground beef. I prefer the leaner cuts of meat like chicken and turkey. This recipe looks so good!

  64. Diane Reid says:

    Used turkey in a recipe once. It was really good. Would love to make more out of turkey.

  65. Kandace Kutzan says:

    I use ground turkey as a replacement for beef in many of my recipes. This one looks good too.

  66. yes, I’ve made meatballs, meatloaf and tacos and they were all delicious. You can use it in place of ground beef in any recipe.

  67. Dayna Wilson says:

    We use ground turkey all the time! I love the taste, I actually prefer turkey to most other meat. It’s delicious.

  68. we use ground turkey regularly – various types of burgers, meatloaf, chili, pasta sauce, meatballs…..But the burger are by far my favourite.

  69. I love turkey burgers! I can’t wait to get the grill going when summer comes

  70. Jeannie says:

    I have never used ground turkey as a sub in any of my recipes before. I should give that a try!

  71. April A says:

    I usr ground turkey all the time! Especially for homemade burgers! Yum!

  72. i have. i also use ground chicken.

  73. Ground chicken but yet to use ground turkey.

  74. stephen k says:

    Yes, we use ground turkey in white chili – will try this one too.

  75. debbie s says:

    yes1ive made meatballs and burgers with ground turkey

  76. Suzanne MacKEnzie says:

    I am a new convert to ground Turkey and LOVE it! Burgers, spagetti and chili are my faves.

  77. I have used it, yes

  78. Tanja Paquette says:

    I have used ground chicken and turkey in spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce and soups

  79. sarah miller says:

    that looks yummy, I have copied the receipe and will have to try it soon

  80. Francine says:

    I haven’t, but would love to try swapping it out instead of beef

  81. angela m says:

    No I have never used ground turkey in my recipes

  82. Yes I usually use ground turkey instead of beef in cannelloni.

  83. Judy Cowan says:

    Yes I have used it to make meatloaf, meatballs, burgers and in chili.

  84. SweetPanda says:

    No, I have never used ground turkey in any of my recipes

  85. Anu Chopra says:

    Yes, I have used ground turkey for meatballs, tacos and sheppard’s pie.

  86. yes! we love ground turkey

  87. Used Ground Turkey in Tacos and for meatballs

  88. Christina Ferguson says:

    I use a lot of ground chicken in my recipes. I would love to use ground turkey but it costs a lot more than the chicken.

  89. Cathy C says:

    I use ground turkey in all my recipes that call for ground beef

  90. Oh yes, I did! I actually prefer it in most recipes instead of beef.

  91. We use ground turkey ALL The time. We’re on a salt free, heart healthy diet in the house, so ANY recipes that were old favs, that called for ground beef we replaced with Ground Turkey. Loving the change up!!

  92. sharon boyle says:

    Yes to make turkey burgers

  93. I always substitute PRIME Ground Chicken or Turkey for ground beef. We never use ground beekfin our house anymore, haven’t for the last 4 years. We are eating healthier.

  94. julie_bolduc says:

    no I never used it

  95. I make meatballs with turkey all the time.

  96. Sabrina T says:

    I use ground turkey all the time due to hubby getting gout from ground beef regularly, therefore I use ground turkey all the time as a substitute for ground beef.

  97. Love ground turkey! Turkey burgers and a rolled broccoli turkey loaf are our faves!

  98. Linda A says:

    Yes, I have made turkey meatballs

  99. I used ground turkey in meatballs.

  100. 409cope says:

    I have never used ground turkey in any of my recipes.

  101. Brenda Penton says:

    I only use ground turkey now in place of ground beef. Just made hamburgers with it last evening.

  102. Pamela Fontaine says:

    I use ground turkey in meatballs, spaghetti sauce, chili and tacos.

  103. Clifford says:

    I always use ground turkey when making meatloaf and I have made hamburgers just a few times with it.

  104. Yes, meatballs!

  105. Rachelle T says:

    Recently used ground turkey as lumpia filling.

  106. michelle says:

    i love ground turkey in my chili and turkey burgers

  107. i have never used ground turkey but would love to

  108. sarah sar says:

    yes we have used it for tacos but don’t eat it as much as we’d like to. i need to work on this!

  109. Yep – swap it up all the time. Turkey is yummy!

  110. Carole B. says:

    yes, i use it in my spaghetti sauce

  111. I use ground turkey all the time as a substitute to ground beef!

  112. Leanne B says:

    I haven’;t but I;d like to – healthier choice. My parents use it all the time. Tiem to make a switch :)

  113. I haven’t yet but want to.

  114. Sure have – in tacos and in chili. and burgers.

  115. no i have never used it

  116. Carol Denny says:

    No I have never used ground turkey before but I have use cut up turkey in chili

  117. Victoria Ess says:

    I’ve used it to make burgers before, and I’ve used it in chili.

  118. Turkey in Lasagna….yummmmmm

  119. Janet M says:

    I use it for pizzas and in place of hamburger.

  120. Healthiest way to serve chili

  121. Elva Roberts says:

    May 22-I have not used Ground Turkey in my recipes but I have started buying turkey weiners for health reasons.

  122. Andrea Williams says:

    I have used it in chili before and it tasted great.

  123. We use ground turkey in place of beef in everything!

  124. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    We use ground turkey in homemade turkey burgers.

  125. Karen Thaeter says:

    I have made Turkey meatballs
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  126. I use it often. thanks

  127. sarah stickney says:

    never have

  128. Suzanne Smith says:

    I have never tried ground turkey…maybe I’ll swap it out in the chili next time and see what everyone in the family has to say about it!

  129. Silvana Cox says:

    Turkey chilli is a regular week night meal

  130. Yes! I have used it for a few things, not chili yet, but some recipes called for it!

  131. Deb Dorrington says:

    I used ground turkey in making chilli, tacos and burgers for the last few years. Started using it when I started at WW.

  132. Yes! I’ve used ground turkey

  133. Heidi C. says:

    I use ground turkey and chicken all the time so I would love to win this giveaway!

  134. I’ve used ground turkey in meatballs – made it with a sweet and spicy sauce.
    Thanks.

  135. Viv Sluys says:

    I have only used ground turkey once; usually it is a bit pricy for my meat budget

  136. All the time! Tacos are so much better with turkey

  137. Angela Mitchell says:

    I’ve only used ground turkey a few times before.

  138. Sherry k says:

    Yes, for White Chili

  139. Ashley Osmachenko says:

    MY little girls & I LOVE ground turkey we use it in ANY recipe that asks for beef or pork, Great flavour with some poultry seasoning and parmesan also very lean :) RECIPES we have used Ground turkey include; lasagna, meatballs, spaghetti sauce, burgers & stroganoff.
    Thanks

  140. I haven’t used ground turkey…yet!

  141. I use ground turkey in chili!

  142. Nicole B says:

    I use it in meatballs and chilli

  143. mrdisco says:

    i have not tried ground turkey

  144. Haylie Langwald says:

    I have not used ground turkey, yet!

  145. Jennifer L. says:

    I use ground turkey instead of ground beef a lot of the time.

  146. Eva Mitton Urban says:

    A particular family favorite is ground Turkey Meatloaf, quite delicious…..

  147. Cheryl Grandy says:

    I think I’ve used ground chicken, but not ground turkey.

  148. Nena Sinclair says:

    I’ve made tacos with ground turkey as well as meatballs and it’s so good!

  149. Dianne G. says:

    I like using ground turkey in my recipes. I often substitute ground turkey in recipes that call for ground beef.

  150. Jo-Anne Pfoh says:

    I have been using it for about a year now and it is great

  151. Heather Holmberg says:

    Yes ! I use it all the time, it is a great low fat alternative !

  152. Shannon Draper says:

    I use ground turkey all the time for some tasty fajitas! :)

  153. Ester G says:

    We use ground turkey in all sorts of things, I very much prefer it to ground chicken, and in something like a lasagne, chili, bolognese sauce or tacos I find that I can hardly tell the difference (and it’s healthier!). :)

  154. Heather Diotte says:

    I substituted ground chicken for beef in chili and sloppy-joes and it’s yummy!

  155. lori butler says:

    yes I have for different recipes, meatloaf, spaghetti, meatballs, even burgers

  156. Jacquie Hess says:

    I have never used ground turkey.

  157. I’ve never used ground turkey in any recipes.

  158. tanyab79 says:

    We use ground turkey and chicken often.

  159. Judy N. says:

    I have never tried the ground turkey but want to.

  160. Michelle says:

    I have never used ground turkey befor

  161. I’ve never used it, but I tasted it 2 weeks ago in a friend birthday party. I took her burger recipe for our summer family dinners.

  162. I used ground turkey in a lasagne. My family didn’t know the difference!

  163. Dal Legault says:

    GROUND TURKEY IS GREAT

  164. I have a few times, for tacos and chili

  165. Carrie Butler says:

    I have used ground turkey in my chili! yummy!

  166. natasha severson says:

    i use it quite often!

  167. Tierra G says:

    Yes =, turkey meatballs are great!

  168. caryn s says:

    I love making spaghetti with ground turkey!

  169. I love cooking turkey meatballs in pepper jelly. They turn out so moist and juicy!

  170. Pamalot says:

    we use ground turkey to make hamburgers and for hamburger helper.

  171. Absolutely! We love ground turkey burgers, they have an unique flavor and are super healthy. We also from time to time use ground turkey in spaghetti, a different Italian twist you could say. We love turkey and always look forward to family gatherings on special occasions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas when we cook a big bird with all the fixings. Thanks for the chance to win.

  172. Lori L. - @Miss_Elles says:

    I’ll admit I have not yet used ground turkey but with all the buzz about it lately I’m going to try it the next time I make chili, this recipe looks easy & delicious!

  173. Laurie Cockburn says:

    We use it in our burgers

  174. Yes, I love making turkey burgers by adding cranberries and stuffing to ground turkey

  175. Melinda L. says:

    Yep in my stir fries

  176. Jayne Cameron says:

    I use ground turkey more often these last couple of years. I feel it is better for the whole family than eating beef.

  177. Kelly Krol says:

    ground turkey is so yummy

  178. Haven’t used ground turkey yet but probably will in future batch of stuffed peppers.

  179. valerie godin says:

    I have use ground turkey before and loved it

  180. I actually prefer ground turkey or chicken over ground beef; beef always makes me feel sick. I have used it in a lot of things, though… Turkey burgers are my fave!

  181. I use ground turkey instead of ground beef very often.

  182. We were using it alot more when the beef scare came out – still use it and it tastes great.

  183. Adina H. says:

    I’ve never used ground turkey, but it sounds like something that I should try.

  184. Jennifer A. says:

    Yes, it was delicious in shepherds pie.

  185. Erika E says:

    I use ground turkey in wontons and it’s very tasty.

  186. Lindsay Cyr says:

    I have not used ground turkey yet, but would love to try it out!

  187. JaimeeM says:

    Ive used ground turkey in my speghetti! LOVE it
    Tastes much better than beef

  188. Lisa A. says:

    Yes – we use ground turkey in our chili.

  189. Crystal says:

    I have not cooked with ground turkey before.

  190. Lori O. says:

    I have made chili with ground turkey

  191. turkey burgers and I also make turkey jerky for my dogs out of ground turkey

  192. I’ve not used it before but would like to give it a try.

  193. I have in chili

  194. Christy Martin says:

    I have used ground turkey in chili and pasta sauce. I need to try turkey burgers!

  195. We have turkey tacos all the time. Kids love them stuffed into large pasta shells!

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  196. eleanor says:

    I’ve used ground turkey as burgers, meatballs and for tacos and with pasta.

  197. We love turkey burgers! I get the Maple Leaf Prime lean turkey with rosemary extract – soooooo good! Yes we love Prime ground turkey in lots of recipes

  198. Wendy hutton says:

    no I never have but living in a small town its rare that the stores have it

  199. Karry Knisley says:

    I have used ground turkey in spaghetti sauce and for nachos. Sooo yummy

  200. Laurie B says:

    I have used ground turkey. I ALWAYS use it when I make egg rolls.

  201. Joce Lyne says:

    i haven’t yet, but would love to try some :)

  202. I use ground turkey in my meatloaf!

  203. No, I have never used ground turkey before. Can’t wait to try it.

  204. no, but I would like to try it.

  205. Carolina says:

    I have used ground turkey in recipes such as tater tot casserole, turkey burgers, spaghetti and turkey meat sauce. I only wish the turkey was more readily available like ground beef is at grocery stores

  206. Deana W. says:

    I use turkey for meat balls and burger patties. :)

  207. Samorjj says:

    I have used 1/2 ground turkey and 1/2 ground beef in my chili.

  208. I use ground turkey quite a bit lately. My favorite is turkey burgers and turkey chili!

  209. Jo-Anne Pfoh says:

    Thanks so much for this wonderful recipe

  210. I forgot about turkey chili. A great recipe.

  211. Heather H says:

    This looks delicious ! I am always looking for healthy alternatives .. also This would be fantastic over nacho’s !

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