Thursday, January 28, 2010

Doc's Chili

This recipe is from the first Biggest Loser cookbook. If you are looking for a good recipe that is high in protein, this is a wonderful one! It is so simple, fast to make and makes a very hearty meal.

3 c chopped yellow onion
1 lb lean ground turkey
3 c diced tomatoes (or one 28oz can roasted diced tomatoes, undrained)
1 15 oz can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 c fat free chicken broth
2 Tbs chopped garlic
2 Tbs chili powder
1 Tbs chopped fresh oregano (or 1 tsp dried)
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground mustard
1/2 c black olives (optional)
1/2 c chopped green onions or chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Spray a large saucepan or Dutch oven with a few sprays of cooking oil spray. Add the onion and saute over med-hi heat until soft and just starting to brown. Add the ground turkey; cook over med-hi heat, breaking up the meat as it cooks, until cooked through. Add tomatoes, beans, broth, garlic, chili powder, oregano, cumin, and mustard. Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover and let simmer for 20 minutes. Garnish with olives and green onions, or cilantro and serve.

1 c servings; 12 servings
164 cal, 14g prot, 20g carbs, 4g total fat, 1g sat fat, 27mg chol, 6 g fiber, 131mg sodium