Turkey Quinoa Chili


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  • Prep Time:
    10 Mins
  • Cook Time:
    30 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    40 Mins
  • Level:
Turkey Quinoa Chili

Makes: 5 5

Description: A delicious and healthy spin on chili.

1  white onion chopped
5  cloves of garlic chopped
2  large cans crushed tomatoes
1  large can diced tomatoes
2 tbsp  tomato paste
2 tbsp  chili powder (more to taste)
3 tbsp  cumin (more to taste)
1 lb  ground turkey
1 cup  cooked quinoa
2  cans kidney beans
1  can black beans
1  pinch red pepper seeds
to taste  salt and pepper

Instructions: Saute onions until translucent in 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
Add garlic and stir for 2 minutes
Add cumin/chili powder/a few shakes of red pepper, stir for a few moments
Add turkey and brown
Add all 3 cans of tomatoes and paste
Bring it up to a slow boil and then let it simmer for a bit
Add all the beans (rinsed)
Let simmer
Add cooked quinoa
Just let it simmer for 25 minutes or so and then add more spices as necessary. If you notice that it is getting a bit dry, add some chicken stock.

Once done cooking spoon chili into a bowl.

Top it with a little bit of cheese, a dollop of plain fat free Greek yogurt and you are good to go!

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