Turkey Chili Verde

Serve with baked tortilla chips.

Serves 4


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 green bell pepper, chopped
½ 4-ounce can whole green chilies, seeded and chopped fine
8 ounces ground turkey breast (see instructions in turkey introduction)
1½ 14.5-ounce cans white beans, drained and rinsed
1 12-ounce can whole tomatillos, seeded and chopped with juice
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
4 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
2 green onions, chopped fine with green portion
¼ cup cheddar cheese, low sodium, low-fat, shredded


  1. Heat olive oil in large sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Add onions, garlic, bell pepper, chilies, and ground turkey. Sauté until turkey is lightly browned and vegetables are soft, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Add white beans, tomatillos, and chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Bring to a boil, then turn heat down and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve and add sour cream. Garnish with cheddar cheese and green onions.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 408 calories, 31 gm protein, 56 gm carbohydrate, 6 gm fat, 1 gm sat fat, 3 gm mono fat, 38 mg cholesterol, 12 gm fiber, 136 mg sodium