Cinnamon & Cocoa Turkey Chili

Cinnamon & cocoa turkey chili recipe with cinnamon, cocoa, white beans & turkey

Every October on Halloween night we serve this soup to our family and friends. It’s the perfect comfort food when you’ve been out on a cool autumn evening.

This turkey chili recipe is spiced with cinnamon and chocolate. Can you believe it? Yep, cinnamon and chocolate. Go ahead and try it. I promise this is a crowd pleaser for everyone: young and old. Make sure to serve with warm cornbread for the ultimate Fall feast.


1 lb lean ground turkey
2 medium onions, chopped
1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
3 cups beef broth
1 8 oz can tomato sauce
1 T chili powder
1 tsp baking cocoa
2 bay leaves
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
3 (15 oz) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained


In large soup pot, cook turkey and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add oregano and cumin; cook and stir 1 min. Add tomatoes, broth, tomato sauce, chili powder, cocoa, bay leaves, salt and cinnamon; stir. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for about 45 minutes. Add cannellini beans; heat through (about 15 minutes).

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