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Award Winning No Bean Chili Recipe. Won 3 Awards.

Chef Dan Catanio , On January 24, 2024


Quick and Easy No-Bean Chili Recipe

Level: Easy

Time: 30mins

Serves: 6-8

Cost: Low

Quick and Easy No-Bean Chili Recipe Overview

This quick and easy quick and easy No-Bean Chili Recipe is a tasty, low-carb option for weight loss. A fantastic dish accompanied by almond flour keto bread.

This quick and easy no-bean chili recipe is low in carbs and fat, and high in protein.

Ingredients for This Quick and Easy No-Bean Chili Recipe

no-bean chili ingredients

No-Bean Chili Ingredients.

  • Ground Turkey – 1lb

  • Vegetable Broth – 2C

  • Bell Pepper – 1 Large

  • Red Onion – 1 Medium

  • Garlic – 1-2 Cloves

  • Olive Oil – 1Tbsp

  • Tomato Sauce – 1C

  • Salt – 2tsp

  • Pepper – 1tsp

  • Chili Herb Blend – 1Tbsp

Kitchen Tools For This Quick and Easy No-Bean Chili Recipe

tools for cooking no-bean chili

Tools needed to make no-bean chili.

  • Large Pot

  • Cutting Board

  • Chef’s Knife

  • Spatula or Wooden Spoon

Cooking Directions for this Quick and Easy No-Bean Chili Recipe:

  1. Wash the bell pepper and peel the onion. Slice the bell pepper in half, then remove the seeds, membrane, and stems from inside the bell pepper. For the onion, peel the outer skin off, then slice the onion in half and start cutting per our vegetable cutting guide. Peel, then mince your garlic clove(s) .

  2. diced pepper and onion

    Dice the onion and pepper into small pieces.

  3. Add the oil to a large soup pot. Heat the oil on medium heat, then and add the diced onion and diced bell pepper to the pot. Sauté until tender, this entails mixing to make sure nothing sticks to the bottom. Sauté for about 3-4 minutes. At this point, add the granulated garlic and sauté further until golden, for about about one more minute.

  4. sautéed onion pepper and garlic

    Take care when sautéing the garlic, as it burns quickly.

  5. Add the ground turkey to your pot. Using a spatula or wooden spoon, break up the ground turkey. You can also use a gloved hand for this purpose or a potato masher. Once in the pot, sauté the meat for about 10-15 minutes, until there is no more pink and the meat has turned a golden brown color. At this point turn the heat to medium-low to prevent the turkey from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

  6. ground turkey added to chili

    Simply add your ground turkey and cook.

  7. Add the spices, herb blend, broth, and tomato sauce to your pot. Incorporate the ingredients full, and simmer for 15-20 minutes. As the stew simmers, the liquid will evaporate, to limit the reduction put a lid on the pot. As the liquid evaporates the flavor becomes more concentrated.

  8. cooked turkey in pot with chili

    Add the remaining ingredients and incorporate.

  9. Serve and enjoy this Quick and Easy No-Bean Chili Recipe with a an entrée of your choice.

  10. no-bean chili plated garnished

    Enjoy eating this Quick and Easy No-Bean Chili Recipe.

Award Winning No-Bean-Chili Recipe

The recipe featured here is an award-winning no-bean chili recipe. It received the people’s choice, judges choice and best overall award from the City of Citrus Heights and Citrus Heights Chamber community event. This no-bean chili recipe made the final and was then entered to compete at the City’s main event where it took first place for all categories. See newspaper article below:

no-bean chili plated garnished

This is an award-winning no-bean chili recipe.

Chef Dan Catanio

A Culinary Institute of America graduate from the 1990s, Chef Dan began his career as a saucier at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan under the Hilton Corporation. Over the years, he has held key positions such as Corporate Executive Chef Director at 5-star restaurants, country clubs, and Indian Casino Resorts.