Hello, Fall! Even though it's still warm here in Arizona, I'm ready for all things autumn… this includes my favorite Weight Watchers zero point chili. Serving zero point chili with 1 point cheddar garlic biscuits is the perfect way to have a low point dinner full of flavor.
Weight Watchers Zero Point Chili
We like our chili spicy. Feel free to skip the extra spices if you like yours mild! Remember that fat-free shredded cheese is 0 points for 1/4 cup, and fat-free Greek yogurt is 0 points as well. These make great additions to WW chili! Add any zero point ingredients (including chicken, green onions, etc) without adding points to this chili recipe. Get a list of the Freestyle zero point foods here.
Weight Watchers Chili Recipe for Zero Points
When Weight Watchers came out with the Freestyle Program and talked about having 200+ zero point foods, I was curious but cautious. I mean, which foods could actually be zero points? How was this program going to be like SmartPoints and Points Plus? Hmmm. I was intrigued.
I saw the full list of zero point foods and noticed ground turkey (99% fat-free) was on the list. YES! Can you even IMAGINE how many recipes I can come up with?! So. Many. Recipes.
We cooked our zero point chili in a slow cooker but you can use an Instant Pot or stovetop. Cooking your chili in the Crock Pot will ensure the house smells amazing when you get home, but if you're in a hurry, the Instant Pot is a great option.
- 1 pound 99% fat-free ground lean turkey
- 2 cans black beans
- 2 cans Rotel Tomatoes & Green Chiles (I use the kind with habanero added)
- 1 – 15 oz. can tomato sauce
- 1 T chili powder
- 1 T garlic powder
- 1 T red pepper flakes
- 1 T onion powder
- optional: fat-free Greek yogurt and fat-free shredded cheese for toppings
- Add all ingredients to slow cooker (minus “optional” ingredients). Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours. Serve hot.
- Serving Size: 1
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