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Butternut Squash Turkey Chili

butternut squash turkey chili

Filling, spicy, and low in calories, this chili is ready in under 30 minutes, and is as clean as it gets with loads of potassium!
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Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butternut squash chili, easy chili recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 286kcal


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ yellow onion - diced
  • 2 garlic cloves - minced
  • 1 jalapeño - diced, seeds removed
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 15- ounce can black beans - drained
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 cups butternut squash - cubed
  • 1 14.5- ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • cilantro - to garnish (optional)


  • In a large pot over medium heat, add olive oil, yellow onion, garlic, and jalapeño. Saute for
  • minutes, until onions are translucent, and garlic is fragrant.
  • Add turkey, and break up into pieces using a wooden spoon, inside the pot. Cook until all sides are browned, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Add in beans, chicken broth, squash, and all spices. Gently combine.
  • Increase temperature, to a boil then reduce to low, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, and dig in! Top with cilantro, if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 9g | Fiber: 6g
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