Low Fat Turkey Chili for the Crock Pot

Low Fat Turkey Chili

If you’re looking for a low fat alternative to the traditional red meat chili, then go try this delicious version of turkey chili using ground turket meat. Ground turkey is readily available as a healthy, beef substitute.

Use the white meat because it has a lower fat content than turkey brown meat.

If you can get it, try wild turkey. It has a different taste to farmed turkey. You’ll find that most of the meat is dark with a distinct intense flavour. Depending on when you get a wild bird and where it has been feeding, there will be a difference in the taste of the meat. Birds that have predominently fed on grass and grains will have a milder flavour that those that fed on insects in the late summer. This will produce a more gamey flavour in your turkey chili.

Turkey Breast Meat

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 436 kJ (104 kcal)
Carbohydrates 4.21 g
Sugars 3.51 g
Dietary fiber 0.5 g
Fat 1.66 g
Protein 17.07 g
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.130 mg (10%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.320 mg (21%)
Niacin (Vit. B3) 0.110 mg (1%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.166 mg (3%)
Vitamin B6 0.128 mg (10%)
Folate (Vit. B9) 4 μg (1%)
Vitamin C 5.7 mg (10%)
Calcium 8 mg (1%)
Iron 1.44 mg (12%)
Magnesium 21 mg (6%)
Phosphorus 162 mg (23%)
Potassium 302 mg (6%)
Zinc 1.33 mg (13%)