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No Bean Chili Recipe

No Bean Chili is filled with turkey and tons of vegetables! You bet this is healthy, so try making this amazing chili recipe no beans style!
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chili recipe no beans, No Bean Chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 305kcal
Author Lauren Brennan


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 lb ground turkey 93% lean
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 medium carrots diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 2 small zucchini diced
  • 2 small yellow squash diced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup beef stock or chicken stock
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes 1 can
  • 14.5 oz tomato sauce 1 can
  • 1 1/4 cup frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder or more if you like it spicy


  • grated cheddar cheese
  • chopped cilantro
  • sour cream
  • avocados etc.


  • In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Drop meat into the pot and break apart using a wooden spoon. Cook until meat is cooked thoroughly.
  • Add in onions, garlic, carrots, celery, zucchini, and squash until slightly softened, 5 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer at least 30 minutes.
  • Serve with desired toppings and cornbread.


LOWER CARB OPTION: If you'd like to make this recipe even lower in carbs, consider omitting the corn.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 1403mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 6340IU | Vitamin C: 52.6mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 4.2mg