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Turkey Chili

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Commit To Your Health This Year Small Changes in Eating, Lifestyle Habits Make a Big Difference

Turkey Chili
(NAPSA) - Nearly one in four American women will make a conscious choice to eat healthier in 2004, according to a recent study. Although many fall back into old routines, there are simple ways to establish healthy eating habits to last all year. According to registered dietitian Tracey Carlyle, small changes to diet and lifestyle can have a large impact in terms of your health and how well you feel each day. Some of her tips include practicing portion control and making meals ahead of time, then freezing them for later.

Turkey Chili is a tasty, simple option for a balanced meal that you can eat now or freeze for later on-without the sodium in the store-bought variety. With only 191 grams of sodium and 7 grams of fat, it's filling, low in sodium so it's good for your heart, and it tastes great.


  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. (22.5mL) Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7.5mL) Mrs. Dash Garlic & Herb Seasoning Blend
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7.5mL) canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 large jalape-o pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 lb (454g) ground turkey breast
  • 1 oz. (392g) can tomatoes, no salt, with juice
  • 2 cups (480mL) cooked kidney beans (if canned, rinsed and drained)
  • 3 oz. (90mL) tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25mL) cumin
  • 1/2 cup (120mL) water


Heat oil in saucepan over medium high heat.

Add onion, Mrs. Dash Garlic & Herb and jalape-o pepper.

Cook for 4 to 5 minutes.

Add ground turkey and break up meat with a spoon, cook for 5 minutes.

Add tomatoes, kidney beans, tomato paste, Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy, cumin and water, mix well.

Cook over low heat for 40 minutes and up to 2 hours.

Serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 min - Cook Time: 50 min to 51 min

Serving Size: Makes 6 Servings

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories: 229; Sodium: 191 mg; Potassium: 728 mg; Total Fat: 7 g; Saturated Fat: 1 g; Unsaturated Fat: 5 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Carbohydrates: 21 g; Fiber: 6 g; Protein: 19 g; Cholesterol: 59 mg

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