White Turkey Chili

4 points – 1 cup

·    1  tablespoon  stick margarine or butter
·    1 1/2  cups  chopped onion
·    1/2  cup  chopped celery
·    1/2  cup  chopped red bell pepper
·    1  tablespoon  minced seeded jalapeño pepper
·    1  garlic clove, minced
·    3  cups  chopped cooked turkey (about 15 ounces)
·    2  (19-ounce) cans cannellini beans or other white beans, drained and divided
·    2  (16-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
·    1  (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles
·    1  cup  frozen whole-kernel corn
·    1 1/2  teaspoons  ground cumin
·    1  teaspoon  chili powder
·    1/2  teaspoon  salt
·    1/4  teaspoon  black pepper
·    1  cup  1% low-fat milk
·    1/2  cup  chopped fresh cilantro

Melt the margarine in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and next 4 ingredients (onion through garlic), and sauté 5 minutes. Add turkey, 1 1/2 cups beans, broth, and next 6 ingredients (broth through black pepper), and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
Mash remaining beans. Add mashed beans and milk to the turkey mixture. Simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until mixture is thick, stirring frequently. Stir in chopped cilantro.

Yield: 11 cups

  • Calories: 217
  • Fat: 4.6g
  • Fiber: 3.5g

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