Quick Cincinnati Chili
Recipe courtesy of National Turkey Federation.
8 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
8 ounces ground turkey
2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 (26-ounce) jar chunky garden-style pasta sauce
1 (16-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and well drained
Optional Toppings: Shredded cheddar cheese, diced sweet onions
- Bring a large covered pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook according to package directions. Drain well.
- Meanwhile, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Crumble in ground turkey and add chili powder. Cook, stirring, about 4 minutes, until turkey is no longer pink.
- Stir in pasta sauce and beans, bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat and gently simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors.
- Serve topped with shredded cheddar cheese and diced sweet onions, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 521; Total Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 41mg; Total Carbs: 82g; Protein: 27g; Sodium: 963mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of National Turkey Federation.