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, 2 grams of fat, and 1 Blue WW Freestyle SmartPoints, and 2 Green.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes


Cooking Spray

1½ teaspoons olive oil

1 (lb) package ground turkey breast (99% fat-free)

1½ 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

Chopped tomatoes

Shredded romaine lettuce


The Best Skinny Ranch dressing or fat-free sour cream or yogurt

Crumbled reduced-fat tortilla chips


1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Add 1 cup chili to each bowl and let everyone top their own with optional toppings. Or, see serving tips, below.

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

If you make this recipe, let me know how you liked it. Leave me a comment below or give it a rating. Thanks so much. Happy Skinny Cooking!