Dr. Victor Gong Healthy Chili - Part 2 Recipe Video

Dr Gong continues to show you how to prepare his healthy chili recipe. Join him on ABC's 'Good Morning Delmarva' to learn healthy cooking ideas and meals.


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Hot turkey italian sausage6 Ounce
 Onion1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Green bell pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Garlic6 Clove (30 gm), minced
 Ground sirloin/Ground turkey1⁄2 Pound
 Jalapeno pepper2 Medium, chopped
 Chili powder1 Tablespoon
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Ground cumin3⁄4 Tablespoon
 Tomato paste3 Tablespoon
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly ground
 Bay leaf2 Medium
 Fruity red wine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (preferably merlot)
 Whole tomatoes28 Ounce, undrained and coarsely chopped
 Kidney beans15 Ounce, drained
 Reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shredded

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 711 Calories from Fat 116

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.3%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.3 mg

Sodium 422.6 mg17.6%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32.1%

Dietary Fiber 22.4 g89.8%

Sugars 19.1 g

Protein 49 g97.3%

Vitamin A 68.8% Vitamin C 96.8%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 63.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
2 Remove casings from sausage.

3 In the pan, add sausage, onion, green bell pepper, garlic, ground sirloin and jalapeno.
4 Cook for 8 minutes or until sausage and beef are browned, stirring to crumble.
5 Add chili powder, brown sugar, ground cumin, tomato paste, dried oregano, black pepper and bay leaves.
6 Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
7 Stir in wine, tomatoes, and kidney beans and bring to a boil.
8 Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
9 Uncover and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
10 Discard the bay leaves.

11 Sprinkle each serving with cheddar cheese.

Editors Review

Enjoy dinner without feeling guilty! Dr. Gong continues to show you how to prepare his healthy chili recipe. These healthy cooking ideas are great for those who are watching calories and those who want to adopt a low fat, high-protein diet.