turkey and white bean chili topped with shredded cheese in a white bowl

White Lightning Turkey Chili

White Lightning Turkey Chili is the ultimate comfort food in a bowl! Loaded with ground turkey, beans, and corn, it's hearty and tasty!

Course Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword white bean turkey chili, white turkey chili
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 395 kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) white beans including liquid from one can
  • 1 can (15 ounces) corn kernel, drained
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (10 ounces) condensed cream of chicken
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) diced green chili peppers
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano


  1. In a pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened. 

  2. Add turkey and cook, breaking into pieces with back of the spoon, until no longer pink. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

  3. Add bell pepper and cook until tender-crisp. 

  4. Add white beans, corn, chicken broth, condensed cream of chicken soup, and diced green chilies. Stir to combine and bring to a boil. 

  5. Add cumin and oregano. 

  6. Lower heat, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 20 to 25 minutes or until turkey is fully cooked. 

  7. Serve hot with shredded cheese and corn chips, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
White Lightning Turkey Chili
Amount Per Serving (554 g)
Calories 395 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 1019mg 42%
Potassium 1183mg 34%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 4g
Protein 32g 64%
Vitamin A 16.1%
Vitamin C 58.3%
Calcium 14.4%
Iron 37.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.