Hearty Turkey Chili-A great playoff party recipe that won’t ruin your resolution!

Hosting a Patriot Playoff  Party but trying to keep to your New Years Resolution to eat Healthier?

Those of us at McSweeney & Ricci know how hard it is to eat healthy during football season. With so many great Patriots games to watch every week, who doesn’t find themselves snacking on wings, chips and dip, sliders, pizza and more!

We want to help you in your efforts to be healthier so we’re sharing our hearty Turkey and Bean Chili recipe. With our recipe, you and your party guests can indulge, without the guilty feelings of having killed your diet afterward.

We hope you enjoy this recipe and let us know what you thought of it!

Go Pats!

Turkey & Bean Chili


2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 cup chopped onion

2 (4oz) cans of green chilies

1 Tablespoon minced garlic

1 ½ pounds ground turkey

2 tbsp. chili powder

2 tsp cumin

1 (28oz) can diced tomatoes (undrained)

1 (6oz) can tomato paste

2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 (16oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 (16oz) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

1 (16oz) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

red pepper flakes to desired heat level

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the first 5 ingredients; cook for 6 minutes or until the turkey is done, stirring frequently to crumble.
  2.  Add spices, the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, chicken broth, salt & pepper; bring liquid to a boil.
  3. Add beans, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

can also be prepared in a slow cooker: Cook turkey and onion in pan on stovetop in oil and once cooked transfer all ingredients to slow cooker and stir to combine. Cover and cook on high until all flavors are blended, about 4-5 hours.

Season with black pepper and top each bowl with low fat cheddar cheese.

Serves 12

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