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A bowl of easy ground turkey chili served with cornbread muffins.

Easy Ground Turkey Chili

This hearty turkey chili recipe is an easy weeknight dinner! Made with ground turkey and spices, perfect for serving with spicy cheddar cornbread muffins.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword easy chili recipe, homemade chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 190kcal
Author Jenny


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large white onion finely diced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • 1/4 tsp Lawry’s Garlic Salt
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 14 oz chicken broth
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato paste (small can)
  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 cans black beans or a medley of choice, ie. black beans, chili beans, red kidney beans
  • 1 tsp hot sauce (Tabasco)
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin


  • Heat oil into a large skillet or dutch oven over medium heat. Saute onion until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in turkey, salt, pepper and garlic salt; cook until browned and no longer pink.
  • Add chicken broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, beans, hot sauce, chili powder and cumin. Reduce heat to low and simmer until ready to serve.
  • Serve with cornbread muffins.


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 529mg | Potassium: 763mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 983IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 4mg