Black Bean Turkey Chili Recipe

Black Bean Turkey Chili Recipe

How To Make Black Bean Turkey Chili

Fill your belly up with a hearty bowl of this turkey chili dish, loaded with tender black beans simmered in a savory tomato sauce, for a tasty meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes



  • 3tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1medium onion,(about 1 cup), chopped
  • 1carrot,(about ½ cup), chopped
  • 3red bell peppers,(about 2 cups), chopped
  • salt
  • 2garlic cloves,(about 2 tsp), minced
  • 2tbspchili powder,more to taste
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1lbground turkey,used ground turkey thighs
  • 3cupschicken stock
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • 1bay leaf
  • 1tbsptomato paste
  • 1tbspcider vinegar,or white vinegar
  • 30ozblack beans,(2 cans), drained
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large, 6 to 8-quart thick bottomed pot on medium heat. Add the chopped onion, carrot, and bell peppers, and sprinkle with salt.

  2. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes until softened. Add the minced garlic, chili powder, and cumin and cook for 1 minute more. Add the ground turkey and break it up with a wooden spoon.

  3. Increase the heat to medium high. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes, until the turkey is no longer pink. Use a straight edge spatula or wooden spoon to scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.

  4. Add the black beans. Bring the chili to a boil, lower to a simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes.

  5. Uncover and cook for another 30 minutes, or until the the liquid thickens. Remove the bay leaf. Taste the chili and adjust seasonings, adding salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 745.17kcal
  • Fat: 16.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 102.28g
  • Fiber: 25.34g
  • Sugar: 9.22g
  • Protein: 50.15g
  • Cholesterol: 55.76mg
  • Sodium: 1029.85mg
  • Calcium: 228.92mg
  • Potassium: 2703.70mg
  • Iron: 9.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 237.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 79.17mg
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