Healthy Turkey & Veggie Chili

6 PT2H Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium sweet onion, diced 1 pound ground turkey, both dark and white meat 1 teaspoon paprika 2 tablespoons ancho chile powder 1 teaspoon cumin Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Two 15-ounce cans diced tomatoes with their liquid 1 large carrot, cut (1 inch pieces) 1 cup chicken stock 1 15-ounce can sweet corn 2 small zucchini, diced 1/4 cup fine cornmeal Chopped fresh cilantro, for serving (optional) Grated Cheddar, for serving (optional) Sour cream, for serving (optional)

Healthy Turkey & Veggie Chili

Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 2 hours
Servings: 6 Course: main dish

Cooking Channel star, Haylie Duff loves this hearty chili recipe. She often makes a big batch on the weekends that keeps her family full all-week-long! 

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Step 1:

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat

Step 2:

Add the onions and sauté until translucent

Step 3:

Add the ground turkey and paprika and cook until the meat is no longer pink, 5 to 7 minutes

Step 4:

Add the ancho chile, cumin and 1 tablespoon kosher salt and cook for 1 minute, stirring

Step 5:

Add the tomatoes, carrot and chicken stock and bring to a boil

Step 6:

Reduce the heat and simmer. Add the corn and zucchini and stir well

Step 7:

Simmer, uncovered, until the chili begins to darken and thicken slightly, about 1 hour 30 minutes, stirring occasionally throughout to keep it from sticking to the bottom of the pot

Step 8:

Stir in the cornmeal and cook another 15 minutes. 

Step 9:

Season with salt and pepper. 

Step 10:

Serve on top of rice, with chopped cilantro, grated Cheddar and sour cream for topping if desired