Thanksgiving Special: Paleo Leftover Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili

Turkey ChilThe holidays are upon us and there’s nothing better than a fresh organic turkey to kick off the celebrations! Unless you are hosting a huge crowd, you will be faced with plenty of leftovers, and the age-old dilemma of how to create a meal that will please even your pickiest of diners. This Paleo recipe makes the perfect post-holiday dish that is packed with nutrients. Peppers and spices add a delicious warmth to this classic comfort food.

Check out our Paleo Thanksgiving article for some more healthy recipes!




  1. In a Dutch oven or large stock pot, heat oil over medium-high heat for about 1 minute.
  2. Add turkey, onion and pepper and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add the tomato paste, chili powder, garlic powder and cumin, stirring well.
  4. Add the chicken broth and allow to reduce for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the tomatoes and mix well.
  6. Simmer on low heat 20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.


Turkey Chili Ingredients

Turkey Chili

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