This one pot healthy turkey quinoa chili is a meal-in-a-bowl! Top with cheddar cheese and crushed tortilla chips. Freezes well so make extra!
1lb454 g ground turkey (or other ground meat: chicken, beef, pork, bison)
1large red pepperchopped
1 tsp salt
1can796 ml or 28 oz tomatoes
1can156 ml or 5.5 oz tomato paste
1.5cupcooked or canned black beansdrained and rinsed
1cupshredded cheddar cheeseoptional
tortilla chipsfor serving (optional)
In a large pot or skillet, saute the ground meat and onion until the meat is no longer pink.
Add the red pepper, spices, and salt. Cook one minute.
Add the canned tomatoes, tomato paste, quinoa, water, corn, and black bean. Stir to combine.
Bring to a boil then cover and turn down to low.
Simmer until the quinoa is cooked (about 15-20 minutes).
Serve with shredded cheese and tortilla chips (optional).
SLOW COOKER INSTRUCTIONS: First saute the meat and onions until the meat is cooked. Then transfer to a slow cooker. Add the rest of the ingredients (except the cheese and tortilla chips) then heat on low for several hours.
INSTANT POT INSTRUCTIONS: First saute the meat, onions, and spices until the meat is cooked. Add the rest of the ingredients (except the cheese and tortilla chips) then choose manual and select 1 minute. Wait 10 minutes and release.