Chilli is a quintessential comfort food, and this turkey chilli recipe is no exception. It offers a lighter take on traditional beef chilli without sacrificing any of the robust flavours that make chilli a beloved dish across many households. This turkey chilli is not only delicious but also simple to make, with a combination of lean protein, hearty beans, and a mix of spices that come together to create a warm, satisfying meal.

Discover how to make this easy turkey chilli with our simple recipe. This chilli is hearty, delicious, and perfect for any day of the week – ideal for a comforting meal that’s both satisfying and quick to prepare.

For a visual guide to help you to create this delicious comfort-food dish, scroll down to see our full step-by-step instructions.


Foodie and Easy Turkey Chili, Hong Kong

Easy Turkey Chilli

This turkey chilli is not only delicious but also simple to make, with a combination of lean protein, hearty beans, and a mix of spices that come together to create a warm, satisfying meal.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 450 g turkey mince
  • 400 g diced tomatoes
  • 400 g kidney beans, rinsed and draind
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  • sour cream, for serving
  • chopped coriander, for serving

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the minced turkey until it’s browned and crumbled, about 5–7 minutes. Drain any excess fat.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, kidney beans, and taco seasoning to the cooked turkey. Stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low and let simmer for 10 minutes, allowing the flavours to meld.
  • While the chilli simmers, preheat the oven to 200°C. Arrange the tortilla chips in a single layer on a baking tray and evenly sprinkle the shredded Cheddar cheese over the chips.
  • Place the baking tray in the oven and bake for 3–5 minutes, or until the cheese is thoroughly melted and bubbly.
  • Once the cheese has melted, remove the baking tray from the oven. Spoon the warm turkey chilli over the cheesy nachos.
  • Add a dollop of sour cream on top of the chilli and garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Immediately serve the turkey chilli and nachos whilst they are still warm enough to enjoy.

How to make our easy turkey chilli

Foodie and Easy Turkey Chili, Hong Kong

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the minced turkey until it’s browned and crumbled, about 5–7 minutes. Drain any excess fat.


Foodie and Easy Turkey Chili, Hong Kong

Add the diced tomatoes, kidney beans, and taco seasoning to the cooked turkey. Stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low and let simmer for 10 minutes, allowing the flavours to meld.


Foodie and Easy Turkey Chili, Hong Kong

While the chilli simmers, preheat the oven to 200°C. Arrange the tortilla chips in a single layer on a baking tray and evenly sprinkle the shredded Cheddar cheese over the chips.


Foodie and Easy Turkey Chili, Hong Kong

Place the baking tray in the oven and bake for 3–5 minutes, or until the cheese is thoroughly melted and bubbly.


Foodie and Easy Turkey Chili, Hong Kong

Once the cheese has melted, remove the baking tray from the oven. Spoon the warm turkey chilli over the cheesy nachos.


Foodie and Easy Turkey Chili, Hong Kong

Add a dollop of sour cream on top of the chilli and garnish with chopped coriander. Immediately serve the turkey chilli and nachos whilst they’re still warm enough to enjoy.


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