Slim and scrumptious! Viewers' healthiest chili recipes

After sorting through diet-friendly and delicious submissions from our "Too Good To Be Healthy" competition, we've narrowed it down to these three savory and low-calorie chili recipes from our viewers.

Lean and mean chili
Servings:

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

    • Canola oil spray
    • 1 cup yellow onion, chopped
    • 1/2 cup red pepper, julienned
    • 1/2 cup carrots, julienned (or pre-cut matchstick)
    • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
    • 32 oz. organic vegetable broth (fat-free & no added MSG)
    • 1- 28 oz. can of Hunts diced tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano
    • 1- 16 oz. can of light red kidney beans, drained
    • 1-16 oz. can of reduced sodium garbanzo beans, drained
    • 1 cup organic red quinoa, rinsed and uncooked
    • 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
    • 1 teaspoon Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa Powder
    • Pinch of baking soda
    • 1 ripe avocado, sliced for garnish (optional)
    • Fat-free plain Greek yogurt, for garnish (optional)

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Really good (for you) green chili
Servings:

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients

    • 1 large onion (about 1 cup), chopped
    • 6 garlic cloves
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 5 medium jalapeno peppers, seeded
    • 8 medium Anaheim peppers, seeded and halved
    • 3 pounds tomatillos, paper like skins removed, washed and quartered
    • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
    • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1/3 cup finely crushed tortilla chips
    • 2 (16oz) cans Pinto Beans, drained
    • 1 rotisserie chicken, skin removed and meat shredded (about 4 cups)
    • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
    • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, for garnish (optional)
    • 3 diced avocados, for garnish (optional)
    • 1 bunch sliced scallions, for garnish (optional)

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Thai turkey chili
Servings:

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

    • 20 oz package extra lean (99%) ground turkey breast
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
    • 1 tablespoon cumin
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon red hot pepper flakes
    • 1 cup chopped green onions
    • 2 cups shredded carrots
    • 2 red bell peppers, chopped
    • 1/3 cup soy sauce, reduced-sodium
    • 1 - 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
    • 1 - 15 1/2 oz can black beans, drained & rinsed
    • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
    • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

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