Skinny Enchilada Turkey Chili (Gluten-free)

This one-pan wonder is a little bit enchilada, a little bit chili, and a whole lot of hearty, meaty goodness! It’s a quick and easy, 30-minute recipe. Using 99% fat-free turkey breast works great when adding enchilada sauce and tomatoes. And, all the protein comes from the turkey, there are no beans. Each 1 cup serving has only 178 calories and 2 grams of fat.
Skinny Enchilada Turkey Chili (Gluten-free)

Helpful Tips About this Recipe

Makes 5 cups total. Each serving, 1 cup.

Shopping Tips
There are several brands of red enchilada sauce. For gluten-free, use 
Old El Paso enchilada sauce, La Victoria or Las Palmas. These brands are sold in most major supermarkets.

Serving Tips
Chili is such a versatile meal that’s great for lunch or dinner. Perfect to make this time of year. It freezes great. You can create a taco salad and top the lettuce with chili, chopped tomatoes and drizzle my ranch dressing and salsa. Crumble some reduced-fat tortilla chips on top. It makes a very satisfying meal course salad. Or stuff a baked potato and use the same topping ideas.

WW Freestyle SmartPoints
SmartPoints 2-Green

WW Points Plus 4
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 cup
178 calories, 2g, fat, 0g sat. fat, 56mg chol, 24g prot. 15g carbs, 3g fiber, 506mg sod, 1g sugar
FACTS: for Freestyle SmartPoints
36 calories, 0g  sat. fat, 1g sugar, 0g protein


Skinny Enchilada Turkey Chili (Gluten-free)

Skinny Enchilada Turkey Chili (Gluten-free)

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 5
Calories 178 kcal


  • Cooking Spray
  • teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 (lb) package ground turkey breast (99% fat-free)
  • cups onions, diced
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • A little salt and pepper, if desired
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can Diced and Fire Roasted Tomatoes, see shopping tips
  • 1 (10 oz.) can Red Enchilada Sauce (mild), Old El Paso or La Victoria, see shopping tips

Ingredients for Toppings: Optional


  • Coat a large, nonstick pan with cooking spray. Add olive oil and heat. Add ground turkey, onions, and garlic. Brown over medium-high heat, stirring often to break up the turkey into small lumps.
  • Stir in tomatoes, enchilada sauce, chili powder, and cumin. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir often. Add a little salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Add 1 cup chili to each bowl and let everyone top their own with optional toppings. Or, see serving tips, below.


Serving: 1cupCalories: 178kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 24gFat: 2gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 506mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gBlue Smart Points: 1Green Smart Points: 2Plus Points: 4
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