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Southwest Turkey Stew Recipe

Southwest Turkey Stew Recipe

I prefer main dishes that enable me to stay on my diet but still eat what the rest of the family eats. This stew is a hit with my husband and our young children. —Stephanie Wilson of Helix, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds turkey breast tenderloins, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) turkey chili with beans, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro, optional


  • 1. In a nonstick skillet, brown turkey in oil; transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the chili, tomatoes, peppers, onion, salsa, garlic, chili powder, salt and cumin.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until turkey is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Garnish with cilantro if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 238 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 837 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.