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white turkey chili recipe

White Turkey Chili Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Soups
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


White Turkey Chili | This easy recipe makes the best, healthy chili using ground turkey and white beans with a kick that’s not too spicy. Top it with avocado and fresh cilantro. #dairyfree #comfortfoods


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 23 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 3 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup almond cooking milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 15-ounce cans white beans, drained and rinsed


  1. Heat a Dutch oven or stockpot to medium-high. Add olive oil and vegetables and sauté, stirring frequently, until the onions are translucent – about 5 minutes.
  2. Add spices and stir until the vegetables have been evenly coated.
  3. Add ground turkey and allow it to cook, breaking up the meat as you go, until no longer pink.
  4. Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add bay leaf and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the almond cooking milk and cornstarch. Add mixture to chili and stir until distributed.
  6. Add beans and let chili simmer for another 5 minutes.
  7. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Keywords: dairy free, healthy, easy, winter, fall, game day