Monday, September 27, 2010

White Bean Turkey Chili

Thanks,Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes

A delicious white bean chili recipe made with beans, turkey, and other ingredients. This can be made on the stove or in a crock pot. Makes great leftovers and tastes even better the next day for lunch!
Servings: 12 servings • Time: 45 minutes • Points: 4 ww points • Yields: 1 cup


Ingredients:
* cooking spray
* 2 small onions, chopped
* 5 garlic cloves
* 2 tsp chili powder, to your taste
* 1 bay leaf
* 1/2 tbsp cumin
* 1/2 tbsp oregano
* 2 tsp red pepper flakes (to taste)
* 3 lbs lean ground turkey
* 4 16 oz cans of cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
* 2 cups of fat free chicken broth
* 1/2 cup of fat free sour cream or half and half (I prefer sour cream)
* salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Heat a large heavy bottomed pot over medium flame. When hot, spray oil. Add onions, garlic, saute about 5 min. Add meat and cook, breaking it up until white, about 5 minutes. Add salt, chili powder, cumin, oregano, red pepper flakes and cook for 2 minutes. Add beans, broth, cook uncovered about 10 minutes.

Lower heat and cover, simmer about 45 minutes mixing occasionally. Add sour cream and cook 5 more minutes. Adjust seasoning and salt to taste.

Top with chopped red onion, chopped fresh cilantro, light sour cream, jalapeƱos and reduced fat cheddar if desired.

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