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Slow-Cooker Chili

by Jo Ellen Shield, MED RD LD and Mary Mullen, MS RD

Servings: 8 ( Per Serving)

Use the slow cooker to make this chili that your kids will love and that won’t keep you in the kitchen for hours.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 ½ pounds ground turkey
1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 14 ½-ounce can low-sodium diced tomatoes with chilies
1 15-ounce can pizza sauce
1 10.75-ounce can reduced-sodium tomato soup
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon ground pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat
  2. Add onion and garlic.
  3. Cook about 2 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Add turkey; cook until broken up and browned, about 5 minutes.
  5. Transfer turkey mixture to a slow-cooker.
  6. Stir in the rest of the ingredients.
  7. Cook on low heat for about 8 hours or on high heat for 4 hours.
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About the authors:

Jo Ellen Shield MED RD LD

Jo Ellen Shield, MED RD LD

Jodie Shield (Jo Ellen Shield) is co-author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens" from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Eat Right Press, Chicago, iL. Visit Jodie's website at healthyeatingforfamilies.com.
Mary C Mullen MS RD

Mary Mullen, MS RD

Co-author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens" from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Eat Right Press, Chicago, iL. Visit Mary's website at healthyeatingforfamilies.com.

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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.


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