THE BEST CHILI EVER - Super lean and healthy chili recipe from Teena's Fitness. Ground chicken or ground turkey works well with this healthy recipe.
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Super Lean Chili Recipe

Super Lean Chili recipe from Teena's cookbook Feel Like a Fitness Model. This recipe is loaded with vegetables and tastes great. The best chili recipe I have tried.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chili, healthy chili
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 215kcal
Author Randa Derkson

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 cup zucchini diced
  • 1 cup onions diced
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage I used pre-packaged coleslaw veggies
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 14oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 6oz can tomato paste
  • 1 14oz can white kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 14oz can red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 14oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups vegetable juice V8
  • 1/2 cup fancy molasses
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • Chili powder cumin, salt, pepper, cayenne to taste.

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large pot and add your ground chicken or turkey. Scramble fry over medium heat until cooked.
  • Add all of the diced and chopped veggies and saute with the meat until all the vegetables are tender (5-7 minutes).
  • Now you'll add the diced tomatoes (with the juice), the small can of tomato paste and stir.
  • Add the beans, vegetable juice, molasses, corn and seasonings bring to a low boil.
  • Simmer covered for 45 minutes over low heat. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
  • Remove cover and simmer for another 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 965mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 3275IU | Vitamin C: 31.6mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2mg