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White Turkey Chili

Russ Myers


It is recommended that the turkey chili be served right away but can be refrigerated for up to three days.
Recipe by: Chef Tom Minchella


★★★★★ 3 votes

4 / 6
20 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


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1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 1/2 lb
skinless, boneless turkey breast
2 medium
yellow onions, diced
3 clove
fresh garlic, peeled and chopped
3 c
chicken broth
3 medium
green chilies, chopped
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
ground coriander
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
ears freshly shucked yellow corn
1 c
cannellini beans
1 medium
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
cilantro for garnishing

How to Make White Turkey Chili


  • 1Rinse and cover the beans with cold water and then place them in the refrigerator overnight. Remove the beans from the refrigerator and place in a medium saucepot. Bring to a slow simmer over medium heat and cook until soft, about 30 – 45 minutes. Drain the beans in a colander and set aside to cool.
  • 2Diced the turkey breast into 1 inch cubes and season with the salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add the olive oil. Add the seasoned turkey, garlic and the onions and sauté for 5-6 minutes or until completely white. Add 2 cups of chicken broth, the chilies and spices and simmer for 10 minutes. Cut the corn off the cob, add the corn and half of the cannellini beans. Take the remainder of the cannellini beans and the remainder of the chicken broth and puree together in a blender, add to the chili mixture. Bring chili to a simmer and add the lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes. Divide the chili among bowls and garnish with the cilantro and tortilla chips

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About White Turkey Chili

Course/Dish: Turkey, Chili
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American

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