Baja White Turkey Chili

turkey chili
The National Turkey Federation
  • Yield: 12 servings


1tablespoon olive oil
1cup chopped onion
1cup chopped celery
1quart pulled or cooked turkey breast, chopped
24ounces white kidney beans, rinsed and well drained
22ounces white shoepeg corn, undrained
4ounces green chilies, chopped
1quart turkey broth
1teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2-- bunch fresh cilantro sprigs
-- Tortilla chips


  1. In a medium stock pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and celery, cook and stir until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in turkey, beans, corn, chilies, broth and cumin. Combine well. Cover and cook about 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally until heated through.
  3. Serve 8 ounces per serving and garnish with cheese and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Nebraska Department of Poultry.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 259
  • Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 37mg
  • Sodium 263mg
  • Carbohydrate 29g
  • Protein 21g