Red Lentil Chili

You won’t even taste the fiber in this filling chili—all 12 grams of it.

Lentil Chili
Lentil Chili
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • Vegetable oil spray
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 8 teaspoons Benefiber®
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • Heaping ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup red lentils

Garnish:

  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons shredded low-fat cheddar cheese

Directions:

  1. Heat large heavy-bottomed stock pot over medium heat, lightly spritz with vegetable oil spray, add onion and garlic and cook until golden brown, stirring regularly (about 8 minutes).
  2. Add ground turkey to onion mixture and cook until brown, stirring regularly (about 10 minutes).
  3. Add all other ingredients except for lentils; stir and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add lentils and continue to cook for 15 minutes; remove bay leaf before serving.
  6. Serve hot, dividing chili evenly into four bowls. Top each with ½ tablespoon onions and ½ tablespoon cheddar.

Nutritional Information (Per 1 Serving)

Contains 2 teaspoons of Benefiber® (2 teaspoons = 3 grams of fiber)*

  • Calories: 376
  • Protein: 43g
  • Carbohydrate: 46g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.3g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Total Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 71mg
  • Calcium: 98mg
  • Sodium: 305mg

*Read product label before recipe preparation

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