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Southwest Turkey Stew

I prefer main dishes that let me stay on my diet but still eat what the rest of the family eats. My husband and our young children think this diet-friendly stew is a hit. —Stephanie Wilson of Helix, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds turkey breast tenderloins, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) turkey chili with beans, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro, optional

Directions

  • In a nonstick skillet, brown turkey in oil; transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the chili, tomatoes, peppers, onion, salsa, garlic, chili powder, cumin and salt.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours, until turkey is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Garnish with cilantro if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/4 cups: 238 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 837mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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