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Turkey Chili

First, I cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise…
and scoop out the center/seeds…
Place upside down in dish and fill with approximately an inch of water…
Cover with saran wrap and microwave between 10 and 12 minutes…
(Or bake upside down on cookie sheet for 45 minutes at 350F)
Brown 1 lb of ground turkey meat (I prefer 85/15 so it doesn’t look white) on medium/high heat…
-I usually add 2 cans of diced tomatoes with green chilies
(My boys don’t like tomatoes, so I puree them in the blender first)
-Add 1 can of chili beans in medium sauce
-Add 1 packet of chili seasoning
Taa-daaaah!
Scoop out the spaghetti squash…
Add 1 cup of chili and 1 cup of spaghetti squash…
I usually double the recipe so I can make up some containers for the freezer for future lunches…
These are great to grab when things get crazy and I need a filling lunch that doesn’t take forever…
So good!  :)
5 points/bowl

 

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About Lexy

40 years old, "stay at home mom" to 2 boys (ages 16 and 14), wife to a chiropractic kinesiologist! I love blogging and learning new ideas. I follow the Weight Watchers Points Plus program and enjoy working out. I have run 2 full 26.2 mile marathons and 3 half marathons... and many 10k and 5k's. I love taking BodyPump classes and lifting weights. Working out has always been fun for me, but I struggle with eating healthy. Blogging has introduced me to a world of healthy eaters... When I first started WW... I just wanted someone to tell me what to eat! I didn't like cooking and I am not the kind of person that can just throw things together. There are tons of ideas out there and I love finding new and fun ones that I feel like I am capable of making myself!

2 thoughts on “Turkey Chili

  1. Anonymous

    Oh, thanks lex! I have got to try this. What veggie is the spaghetti squash usually close to?? I wouldn't even know where to look, lol…Cath :)

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  2. Lexy

    I *think* by the zucchini and yellow squash… I'll have to notice next time I go… but then again you can always ask the produce people.. haha!! Let me know when you try it!! I think you will love it! I've been experimenting a little… if you do 10 mins in microwave it's more crunchy…. 12 mins is more mushy….. I like both :)

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