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Quick Turkey Chili in a Pressure Cooker or Stove-Top

a bowl of turkey chili with a spoon in it with jalapeno slices on top

5 from 4 reviews

Healthy turkey chili is made with lean ground turkey, beans and fresh vegetables. It’s spicy, fresh and delicious, and can be made in less than 30 minutes.

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

3/4 pound ground turkey

1 medium onion – chopped

2 cloves minced garlic

2  bell peppers any color – chopped

1 jalapeno pepper – chopped

1/2 small zucchini diced or shredded – optional

1 carrot diced or shredded – optional

2 cups chopped or diced tomatoes

1/3 cup chili powder

2 tablespoons ground cumin

1 1/2 cups black or kidney beans

1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro roughly chopped

1 tabelspoon of fresh squeezed lime juice

Instructions

Pressure Cooker Method

  1. Prepare the Ingredients: chop up the onions, peppers, garlic and tomatoes
  2. Heat the pressure cooker on saute setting
  3. Add the olive oil and the onions, garlic and peppers – cook for 3 to 5 minutes 
  4. Add the Turkey and cook until it’s cooked through
  5. Stir in the spices (1/3 cup chili powder, 2 tablespoons ground cumin and 1 1/2 cups beans) and chopped tomatoes.
  6. Place the top on the pressure cooker, set the pressure medium according to your cooker’s instructions. Cook for 10 minutes.  Allow the chili to sit for 5 minutes and release the pressure.
  7. Stir in the chopped cilantro, lime juice and serve with your favorite chili toppings.

Stove-Top Method

  1. Prepare the Ingredients: chop up the onions, peppers, garlic and tomatoes (if using fresh)
  2. Heat the oil in a dutch oven over medium to high heat
  3. Add the onions, garlic and peppers – cook for 3 to 5 minutes 
  4. Add the Turkey and cook until it’s cooked through
  5. Stir in the spices (1/3 cup chili powder, 2 tablespoons ground cumin and 1 1/2 cups beans)
  6. Add the tomatoes, and  reduce the heat to low 
  7. Cover the chili and simmer for at least one hour.  
  8. Just before serving stir in the fresh cilantro and lime juice 
  9. Serve with your favorite chili toppings.

 

 

 

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