White Bean-Turkey Chili with Corn Bread Dumplings


A corn bread topper gives this zesty chili a homey touch. Turkey is a healthier alternative to the red meat.

White Bean-Turkey Chili with Corn Bread Dumplings
Total Time:
22 mins


  • 1 pound cooked turkey

  • 1 16 ounce jar chunky salsa

  • 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • cup water

  • 1 8.5 ounce package corn bread mix

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • ¼ cup water

  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese (1 ounce) (optional)

  • Slivered green onions (optional)

  • Chili powder (optional)


  1. Chop turkey. In a Dutch oven combine turkey, salsa, beans, chili powder, and the 2/3 cup water. Bring to boiling.

  2. Meanwhile, for dumplings, in a medium bowl mix together corn bread mix, egg, and the 1/4 cup water. Drop batter by large spoonfuls onto boiling chili.

  3. Cover; reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into a dumpling comes out clean. To serve, top chili and dumplings with cheese, green onions, and chili powder, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

555 Calories
15g Fat
64g Carbs
47g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 555
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 1618mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 47g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 131.3mg 10%
Iron 4.3mg 24%
Potassium 937mg 20%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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