White Bean Turkey Chili


This recipe is a thicker chili with beans for heartiness but also the mix of chilis and spices are delightful – cinnamon, yes, cinnamon in this one! Enjoy!

1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
2-4 ounce cans canned green chile peppers, chopped
2-14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes, drained
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
ground cayenne pepper to taste
ground white pepper to taste
3 (15 ounce) cans cannellini beans
4-5 cups chicken broth (to your desired consistency)
~1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (optional)
8 lime wedges (optional)


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine the onion and garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes; add ground turkey and sauté until turkey is cooked.
  2. Add the chile peppers, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, cayenne pepper to taste and white pepper to taste and sauté for 5 more minutes.
  3. Add two cans of the beans and the chicken broth to the pot.
  4. Take the third can of beans and puree them in a blender or food processor (or mash well in lieu of a processor). Add this to the pot. Stir well and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add diced tomatoes and lime juice.
  6. Serve topped with chopped cilantro, lime wedge, and cheese (optional).

Serving size is about 1.5 cups and this recipe makes~5-6 servings

21 Day Fix containers: depending on serving size this is about 3/4 serving of protein/red, 1 yellow/carb, 1 veggie/green. If you top with cheese, measure in your healthy fat/blue container and count accordingly.