Snuggle up with a bowl of turkey white chili.

This easy recipe is perfect if you don’t want to use every mixing bowl in your kitchen — you can make it in one pan (or crock pot)! Pull out this trusted recipe as a heart-healthy choice for a robust, filling meal.

Total time:1 hour 24 minutes

Preparation time:14 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 10 minutes

Recipe serves: 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 pound boneless skinless turkey breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 pound ground turkey
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Shredded Monterey Jack cheese and sliced red onion, optional toppings


  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat canola oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion; sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  4. Stir in cumin; cook 5 minutes.
  5. Add turkey; cook until no longer pink.
  6. Add broth, beans, jalapeno, marjoram and savory. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Uncover; cook 15 minutes more.
  8. Dissolve cornstarch in water; stir into chili. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes. If desired, serve with cheese and sliced red onion.

Editor's Note: This video_recipe was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .

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