Turkey Chili

Mixing your protein with half meat and half beans is healthy for your diet. Too much meat can cause your system discomfort, so a good balance will make your body happy. Cook this turkey chili recipe from registered dietitian Tanya Zuckerbrot, author of The F-Factor, for a delicious meat and bean combo on The 28-Day Inflammation-Busting Plan

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1 lb lean ground turkey
1 small onion, chopped
3 (15 oz) cans red kidney beans, drained
3 (14.5) cans chopped tomatoes
1 cup water
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 medium green pepper, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tbsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried parsley
1 tsp dried basil
grated cheddar cheese (optional)
diced onion (optional)
low-fat sour cream (optional)

1. Heat a large stockpot over medium-high heat until hot. Add ground turkey and chopped onion and cook until browned.


2. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer on low heat for two hours.


3. Garnish with optional toppings if desired.