Classic Turkey Chili
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Serves: 8-10
 
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 15 ounce cans black beans
  • 1 15 ounce can of kidney beans (or pinto)
  • 1 orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 yellow onion, finley chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • OPTIONAL: ¼-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • TOPPINGS: Chopped green onion, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream
Instructions
  1. In an extra large pot or skillet add the olive oil over medium high heat
  2. Add the onion and garlic and saute about 2 minutes or until softened
  3. Add the chopped orange and green peppers and saute a couple more minutes or until pepper are tender
  4. Add the ground turkey and cook until it browns, breaking the turkey up as it cooks
  5. Add the black beans, kidney beans, crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, chicken stock, chili powder, brown sugar, hot sauce, basil, cumin, oregano, salt, the optional cayenne and stir until all ingredients combined
  6. Bring the chili to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer
  7. Simmer chili uncovered for 35-40 minutes
  8. OPTIONAL: Top with chopped green onion, cheddar cheese, sour cream
Recipe by Whisking Mama at https://www.whiskingmama.com/classic-turkey-chili/