Turkey & Kale Chili

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Makes: 4

Ingredients

  1. 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  2. 1 onion, finely diced
  3. 1 red pepper, finely diced
  4. 1 lb (500 g) extra lean ground turkey
  5. 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  6. 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  7. 1/4 cup (60 mL) smoky barbecue sauce
  8. 1 can (796 mL) Compliments Balance No Salt Added Diced Tomatoes
  9. 1 can (540 mL) Compliments Balance No Salt Added Dark Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  10. 4 cups (1 L) stemmed and coarsely chopped kale
  11. lime wedges for serving

Method

  1. Heat large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add carrot, onion and red pepper. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp (30 mL) water. Cook, stirring, about 6 min., until vegetables soften. Crumble in turkey. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt. Stir in barbecue sauce. Cook mixture approx. 5 min. to blend flavours.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, beans and 1/2 cup (125 mL) water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 25 to 30 min., until thickened.
  3. Stir in kale. Cook 3 to 5 min. Serve chili with lime wedges.

Tip:Switch to sodium-free staples for your next crowd-pleasing chili. Compliments Balance No Salt Added Diced Tomatoes and Compliments Balance No Salt Added Dark Red Kidney Beans add delicious flavour without salt. And power up on vitamins A & C with the goodness of kale cooked right into the chili.