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Quick White Bean Turkey Chili

 Quick White Bean Turkey Chili
My husband came home from a sales trip to the East Coast raving about white bean chili. This is our version.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 pound turkey breast tenderloin
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup canned great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Shredded cheddar cheese or sour cream, optional


  • Cut turkey tenderloin lengthwise into quarters. In a skillet, cook
  • the turkey, onion and garlic in butter until turkey is no longer
  • pink and vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove turkey and let stand
  • until cool enough to handle. Cut into cubes. Transfer vegetables to
  • a saucepan. Add the turkey, broth, beans, tomatoes, salsa, parsley
  • and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for
  • 12-16 minutes or until slightly thickened. Top each serving with
  • cheese or sour cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/2 cups (prepared with 1 teaspoon butter, reduced-sodium chicken broth and without cheese or sour cream) equals 267 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 995 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 25 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.