10 Healthy Chili Recipes for Weight Loss

Turkey Chili 

You may still have a perfectly healthy bowl of chili with ground beef, but using turkey instead—as in this simple Turkey Chili recipe—helps to maintain protein levels high while drastically cutting calorie and fat intake. 

Smokey Crock-Pot Chili 

We love how much flavor our Smoky Crock-Pot Chili packs into one meal, made with chuck roast or sirloin, onions, garlic, chipotle peppers, cumin, pinto beans, and your choice of IPA or stout beer. 

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili 

You don't have to wait for fall to enjoy this Pumpkin Chicken Chili. This chili, made with canned pumpkin, boneless chicken thighs, chickpeas, and a variety of veggies, contains 28 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber per serving. 

Easy Chili and DIY Chili Powder 

You're too afraid to consider creating your own chili powder, but don't worry! This preparation is so simple and delicious that you'll never want to go back to store-bought bottles. 

Crock-Pot Vegetarian Chili 

This recipe is ideal for a vegetarian chili that is meatless yet still high in protein. Ingredients such as black beans, kidney beans, corn, and sweet potatoes provide a boost of satisfying fiber. 

Copycat Wendy's Chili 

If you enjoy Wendy's Chili but want to avoid the over 1,000 milligrams of salt and a long list of preservatives, or if you simply don't want to leave the house, you can create your own copycat version using this recipe! 

Instant Pot Chili 

This is a classic chili dish produced in an instant pot, saving you time and energy while providing a nutrient-dense meal that will help you achieve your weight loss objectives.  

Pumpkin Mole Chili 

This chili combines the classic mole flavors you adore with a pumpkin twist! Using cocoa powder, green chiles, canned pumpkin, pinto or black beans, tomatoes, and ground beef, you can make a substantial cup of chili full of distinct tastes. 

Jalapeño Sweet Potato Chicken Chili 

With 30 grams of protein, 9 grams of fiber, and only 337 calories per serving, this bowl of chili is the ideal weight-loss recipe. 

Slow Cooker Chicken Chile Verde 

If you enjoy salsa verde, this recipe is for you. This chili, made with salsa verde staples such as poblano peppers, jalapeños, chopped chili peppers, and cilantro, will satisfy your appetites and have you going back for more. 

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