White Bean Turkey Chili is a healthy, nutritious soup made with lean protein, vegetables, and broth. Flavorful and delicious chili made in less than 30 minutes.

White Bean Turkey Chili

A healthy, nutritious soup full of protein and healthy carbs will leave you full and happy.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword turkey chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 306 kcal
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 1 Onion diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil may use less
  • 1 Jalapeno finely diced (optional)
  • 1 lb. Ground Turkey
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • (2) 4 ounce cans Green Chilies
  • (2) 15 oz cans White Cannellini or Great Northern Beans in seasoning
  • (2) 14.5 oz. cans Chicken Broth 29 ounces total
  • 2 cups Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack Cheese shredded

Optional Toppings:

  • Avocado diced
  • Cilantro
  • Jalapeno
  • Sour Cream
  • Corn Chips


  1. Heat large skillet or pot over medium-high heat. Add oil, onion, and jalapeno, if you are using. Saute for 4-5 minutes until onion starts to become tender. Add ground turkey and cook for 7-8 minutes or until turkey starts to become golden brown.
  2. Add chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Stir to coat turkey.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  4. Stir in green chilies, beans, and chicken broth.
  5. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until onions are soft.
  6. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of cheese, reserving 1/2 cup for garnish.
  7. Check for seasoning.
  8. Ladle into soup bowls and top with remaining cheese, avocado, cilantro, and sour cream.
Nutrition Facts
White Bean Turkey Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 612mg27%
Potassium 1014mg29%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 5.6mg31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.