Diabetic Cooking

Soups & Stews

Comforting Crock-Pot™ chili

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Cooking time: 4 hours.
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (8 1/2 ounces) corn, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

In a nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook ground turkey until meat is no longer pink; drain. Transfer meat to Crock-Pot. Add remaining ingredients and stir until combined. Cook on “high” for 4 hours; remove lid and stir quickly halfway through.

Yield: 8 cups. Serving size: 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 214, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 16 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 901 mg, Fiber: 5 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 lean meat. Carbohydrate choices: 2.


This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.