The below chili recipe includes helpful nutrients for CLL patients like:
- May help limit cancer cell progression
- Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
- Red kidney beans
- Great source of potassium, phosphorus, iron, protein, fiber, and phytonutrients
- High in vitamin C, potassium, folate, vitamin K, and antioxidant lycopene
Total time: 30 minutes (prep time 5 minutes, cook time 25 minutes)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium yellow onion (diced)
- 1 pound lean ground turkey
- 2 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
- 2 tablespoons ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons granulated organic cane sugar
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper* (optional)
- 1 1/2 cups beef broth
- 1 (15 oz.) can petite diced tomatoes
- 1 (16 oz.) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
- Add the olive oil to a large soup pot and place it over medium-high heat for two minutes. Add the onion. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the ground turkey to the pot. Break it apart with a wooden spoon. Cook for 6-7 minutes, until the turkey is browned, stirring occasionally.
- Add the chili powder, cumin, sugar, tomato paste, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and optional cayenne. Stir until well combined.
- Add the broth, diced tomatoes (with their juice), drained beans, and tomato sauce. Stir well.
- Bring the liquid to a low boil. Then, reduce the heat (low to medium-low) to gently simmer the chili, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove the pot from the heat. Let the chili rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Information per Serving
Serving: 1/6th of the recipe | Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11g
Source: The Wholesome Dish