Turkey Lentil Chili

Turkey Lentil Chili is a delicious dinner option for those chilly fall and winter evenings. Try our recipe at home for your family.

Prep Time15 minutes

Total Time45 minutes


Please note: these estimates are based on the intended serving size.

Ingredients (Scaling)

  • net weight ounces lean ground turkey
  • onion(s), chopped
  • net weight ounces canned low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • fluid ounces water
  • fluid ounces lentils
  • fluid ounces chili powder
  • fluid ounces ground cumin
  • fluid ounces garlic powder

Turkey Lentil Chili


  • Heat a skillet to medium heat. Place ground turkey in the skillet and cook until browned.

  • Add an onion to the skillet and cook until translucent.

  • When onions are tender, add tomatoes, water, lentils, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder. Simmer for 30 minutes until lentils are soft and flavors are blended.

  • Serve hot. Top with your favorite chili toppings, such as green onions, herbs, or cheese.

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