Turkey Chili

This chili is full of flavor without all of the fat. It is the perfect meal for a chilly day.

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Cooking Time: 70 Minutes



  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 3/4 cup onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dry parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 15-1/2-ounce can canned red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup pearl barley
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. In large sauce pan, cook turkey and onions in margarine until turkey is browned and no longer pink in color, about 9 minutes. Drain; return turkey and onions to pan.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except the cheese to turkey mixture; bring to boil, stirring frequently. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Uncover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve over cooked macaroni.
  5. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons of cheese over each serving of chili.

    Per Serving:
    Calories: 540
    Total fat: 26 grams
    Saturated fat: 9 grams
    Cholesterol: 104 milligrams
    Sodium: 579 milligrams


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