DAD’S (LIGHTER) CHILI 👨🏻🥣



👏🏼 A big thanks to all those that voted in this week’s recipe poll on Instagram!


🏆 My dad’s chili is FAMOUS among our family and friends - it’s the best, hands down 😍 Luckily for me, when I was craving it he typed up his ~secret~ 🤫 recipe and sent it over - the subject of the email he sent was: This is the HAPPY version, not the HEALTHY version 😂😂 He has clearly caught on to my catch phrase (which I unintentionally say all the time) “we have to balance the happy with he healthy!” 💁🏼‍♀️


Since I was making it for meal prep (and mostly since his version is the most special when he makes it) I made the HEALTHY (and still happy) version 😉 and don’t worry, even though it’s the healthy version it DEFINITELY didn’t sacrifice any flavor 😋



Servings: 6

Calories per serving: 329 calories

Nutrients per serving: 28g protein, 33g carbs, and 9g fat


Ingredients:

1 lb lean ground turkey

8 oz chicken sausages (chopped into small pieces)

2 cans chili starter

1/2 white onion (chopped)

1 green bell pepper (chopped)

1 red/orange bell pepper (chopped)

1 can diced tomatoes

1 can kidney beans (rinsed and drained)

1.5 Tbsp chili powder

1 Tbsp stevia

1/2 Tbsp garlic salt

1/2 Tbsp curry powder

1 tsp parsley

1 tsp cilantro


Directions:

1. Add your turkey and chicken sausage to a large pot over medium-high heat and cook well. Then add a little olive oil, onions, and peppers to pot and sauté for for a few mins until onions are no longer transparent. Add your tomatoes, beans, chili starter, and spices to the pot and simmer on low/medium heat for 30-45 mins. Then allow to cool, top with your favorite toppings (I chose low-fat cheddar and plain Greek yogurt) and enjoy! 😋

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