Turkey Bacon Chili Mac

Turkey Bacon Chili Mac

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 321kcal


  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced Anaheim green chile or other mild chile
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 36 ounces broth I used chicken
  • 10 ounce can Rotel diced tomatoes mild
  • 4 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 packet dry Ranch Dressing Seasoning
  • 4 cups cooked (slightly undercookeDitalini pasta
  • 20 strips cooked crumbled bacon pieces (I used the microwave ready)


  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, red bell pepper, green chili and garlic. Cook and stir until softened, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Add turkey, salt and pepper. Cook until crumbled and browned. Add broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, cumin, chili powder, garlic salt and Ranch Dressing Seasoning. Stir to combine.
  • Stir in cooked pasta and bacon pieces. Simmer on low until ready to serve. Serve with chopped green onions if desired.


Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 781mg | Potassium: 508mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 860IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg