A bowl of soup with mushrooms and peppers.

The Best Chili Recipe You’ll Ever Try

A bowl of soup with mushrooms and peppers.

The Best Chili Recipe You’ll Ever Try

This is a Solaris Whole Health favorite. There is nothing better than a delicious bowl of chili, and it’s perfect for your next party or get-together. The addition of the tart cherries adds in a bit of sweetness and makes this chili even heartier. This one is bound to be a crowd-pleaser! It is full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 256 kcal


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 16 oz. can organic black beans undrained
  • 1 roasted red pepper cut into quarter inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried tart cherries chopped
  • 2 cups lower sodium organic chicken broth divided
  • 1 cup scallions chopped green tops included
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. mustard wet or dry yellow or dijon
  • 1 28 oz. can crushed fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped


  • Heat 1 cup of broth. Place chopped cherries in a bowl and add hot broth. Set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté till onions are soft and translucent – about 4-5 min.
  • Add garlic and cook 1 min. Add turkey and cook till no longer pink.
  • Add roasted red pepper, chili powder, cumin, coriander, mustard and basil. Cook over med/hi stirring occasionally for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and remaining chicken broth. Then simmer uncovered 10-12 minutes to reduce liquid.
  • Stir in beans, cilantro, and cherries in broth. Heat thoroughly.
  • Garnish with avocado and red onion.


Substitute dried cranberries if you can’t find dried tart cherries.


Sodium: 316mgCalcium: 100mgVitamin C: 7mgVitamin A: 1292IUSugar: 5gFiber: 8gPotassium: 681mgCholesterol: 49mgCalories: 256kcalTrans Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 10gProtein: 18gCarbohydrates: 26gIron: 4mg
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