Turkey and Black Bean Chili

4 servings Cook: 23 minutes
Prep: 12 minutes
From: Fitness Magazine


  • 1 tablespoon  canola oil
  • 1 cup  chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 pound  lean ground turkey
  • 2 15-ounce cans low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 14.5-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup  frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon  chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon  oregano
  • 1 ounce  semisweet chocolate, cut into tiny pieces


In a soup pot, heat the canola oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes or until slightly softened.

Add the turkey and sauté 5 minutes or until no longer pink, crumbling the meat with a spoon as it cooks. Add the beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn, chili powder, cocoa powder and oregano. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, stir in the chocolate and simmer 15 minutes. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving:

  • Servings Per Recipe 4 servings
  • Calories518
  • Total Fat (g)15
  • Saturated Fat (g)3.8
  • Carbohydrate (g)59
  • Fiber (g)15
  • Protein (g)39
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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