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4 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Tex-Mex Turkey and Bean Chili

A tasty low fat chili recipe.



  1. Heat a Dutch oven or heavy 5-quart pot over medium. Add turkey bacon; cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Raise heat to high; add ground turkey. Cook, stirring and breaking up meat with a spoon, until no longer pink, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Add chopped onion, chopped garlic cloves and chopped jalapeno (remove seeds). Cook until soft, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in chili powder, unsweetened cocoa powder and ground cumin, cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. Add diced tomatoes in juice, unsulfured molasses, water, and salt; bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  7. Add drained and rinsed pinto beans.
  8. Cook until liquid has thickened. About 20 minutes.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 320 calories in 1 serving of Tex-Mex Turkey and Bean Chili.
Calorie break-down: 11% fat, 48% carbs, 41% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 38
Calories 320
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.18g 6%
  Saturated Fat 1.295g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.349g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.374g  
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 849mg 35%
Potassium 500mg  
Total Carbohydrate 41.04g 14%
  Dietary Fiber 10.2g 41%
  Sugars 11.09g  
Protein 35.2g  
Vitamin A 79% Vitamin C 111%
Calcium 49% Iron 141%
of RDI*
(320 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (48%)
Fat (11%)
Protein (41%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories