Healthy Slowcoker Chili
 
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This Healthy Lentil & Meat Chili is filling and bursting with flavor. Make it vegetarian by taking out the ground turkey and adding another can of your favorite beans!
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Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 can of Great Northern Beans
  • 1 28 oz can of Organic Crushed Tomatoes
  • 9 oz of steamed Lentils (I bought the already made lentils)
  • 1 pd of Lean Ground Turkey
  • 3 Carrots
  • 3 Celery Stalks
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2-4 tbsp. of Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp. of Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp. of Cumin
  • Red Pepper (optional)
Instructions
  1. Chop the carrots, celery and onion into small pieces.
  2. Add the vegetables and garlic to a large sautee pan. Pour the olive oil over the vegetables moving them around to coat evenly. Set the heat to medium and sautee for roughly 5 minutes moving everything around as to not stick.
  3. Add the ground turkey and cook until browned.
  4. While that is cooking add the lentils, beans and crushed tomatoes to a slow cooker.
  5. Once the turkey is cooked through add it to the crock pot. Add the cumin and chili powder and any red pepper you may want. We like a good kick so I added a few teaspoons through the day to get it to the degree we like.
  6. Cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  7. Serve with cheese, nacho chips or sour cream if desired!
Recipe by Momma's Meals at http://www.mommasmeals.org/healthy-slow-cooker-chili/