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Craving a warm meal during the summer but wanting something light? White summer chili is the perfect meal for chili lovers who can't wait until winter.



  • 1 tablespoon canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 pinch chopped tomatillos
  • 1/2 cup chopped poblano, Anaheim or banana pepper
  • 2 cups cooked or 1 15-ounce can cannellini or other white beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup far free, reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 scallions chopped, both green and white parts



  1. Heat oil in a large heave pan over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey and cook until pink color is lost, breaking meat into smaller pieces with a wooden spoon as it cooks. Move meat to a bowl and set aside.
  2. Use the same pan to sauté onions until soft, 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and continue to sauté for 30 seconds.
  3. Add cumin, oregano, cloves and tomatillos and cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatillos soften, soften about 4 minutes.
  4. Add poblano pepper, white beans, cilantro, chicken broth and cooked turkey.
  5. Simmer, uncover, for about 10 minutes or to desired thickness. Stir in salt, pepper and live juice. Serve topped with chopped scallions.


Serves 4


Nutrition Facts    
Serving Size: 1    
Servings per Recipe: 4    
Amount per Serving    
Calories: 331    
Calories from Fat: 117    
  % Daily Value *  
Total Fat: 13 g 20%  
Saturated Fat: 2 g 12%  
Cholesterol: 73 mg 24%  
Sodium: 445 mg 19%  
Total Carbohydrate: 27 g 9%  
 Dietary Fiber: 7 g 26%  
Protein: 32 g 65%  
Vitamin A 19%  
Vitamin C 127%  
Calcium 9%  
Iron 19%  

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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