White Bean-Turkey Meatball Chili

Ground turkey is a good choice for meatballs with good flavor and texture but less fat than those made with ground beef and/or pork. A touch of sugar in the chili brings out the flavor of the vegetables.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 5

Ingredients

MEATBALLS

1
lb. lean ground turkey
1/4
cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
egg

CHILI

1
medium zucchini, cut into 1x1/4x1/4-inch strips
2
garlic cloves, minced
1
(28-oz.) can whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1
(15.5-oz.) can great northern beans, drained
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
1
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon cumin
3
teaspoons chili powder
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon salt
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all meatball ingredients; mix well. Shape into 24 (1 1/2-inch) balls.
  • 2 Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Add meatballs; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until browned on all sides and no longer pink in center.
  • 3 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, combine all chili ingredients; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; add meatballs. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    930mg
    930%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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