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Tailgating Chili

This tailgating recipe will make you the hit of the lot! Try this healthier chili which has lost some fat and calories, but none of the taste.
Course Crock Pot Meal
Cuisine American
Keyword tailgating chili
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 188kcal
Author Vicky

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • ½ small red onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium red pepper chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper chopped
  • 1.25 lb ground turkey 93% lean
  • 2 cans of crushed tomatoes 28 oz each
  • 1 can of red kidney beans 15 oz
  • 2 Tablespoons + 2 teaspoons of Splenda brown sugar blend
  • 2 tablespoons of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ¾ cup Shredded cheddar for garnish

Instructions

  • Brown the package of ground turkey on the stove.
  • Add olive oil to crock pot. Then add chopped garlic, onion, red and green peppers.
  • Add red kidney beans, ground turkey, and crushed tomatoes to the ingredients in the crock pot.
  • Add the seasonings and brown sugar blend.
  • Stir the ingredients and cover the crock pot.
  • Turn on and cook on high setting for 4 hours or low setting for 8 hours.
  • When the chili is done cooking, let it sit for a few minutes until it thickens.
  • Sprinkle on some of the shredded cheese before serving.

Notes

Prep time: 20 minutes and then 4-8 hours cook time depending on slow cooker settingYield: 8 cups of chili

Nutrition

Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 428mg | Potassium: 343mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1347IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg