Bursting with barbecue flavor, this hearty chili recipe is loaded with red kidney beans, navy beans, vegetables, and smoked turkey sausage. Serve it up as a delicious midday meal with some crusty bread and a side salad. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • Coat an unheated 4-quart nonstick saucepan with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.

  • Stir in tomatoes, kidney beans, navy beans, broth, tomato sauce, sausage, chili powder, and molasses. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. To serve, ladle soup into bowls. Top with a dollop of yogurt. If desired, garnish with cilantro.


Tip: For a spicier chili, add 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper along with the chili powder.

Variation: Vegetarian Bean Chili: Prepare as directed above except omit the turkey sausage.

Nutrition Facts

209 calories; 5.1 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 687 mg sodium. 205 mg potassium; 28.8 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 12.4 g protein; 1003 IU vitamin a iu; 16 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 47 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 11 mg magnesium;