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Copycat Panera Turkey Chili


  • 1-2 pounds turkey. either shredded leftover turkey or cooked turkey cutlets chopped up
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup edamame
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 can garbanzo beans drained
  • 1 can kidney beans drained
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon roasted cumin or regular cumin
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 2 cups vegetable broth


Instant Pot directions

  1. You can use leftover shredded turkey or cook turkey cutlets in your instant pot prior to making the chili.

  2.  Dump the ingredients into your Instant Pot. Olive oil, turkey, edamame, corn, beans, spices, carrots, celery, tomatoes, tomato paste, and onions.

  3. Place the lid on your Instant Pot and seal the valve. Cook on the Chili-Stew Setting in your Instant Pot for 15 minutes.

  4. Let it naturally release – You want to do this with soups and chilis. Otherwise, you will have soup spurting everywhere.  

  5. Turn your Instant Pot onto the saute setting and saute for 5-10 minutes to thicken the chili.