Turkey Chili

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Left over turkey? Try this recipe!!

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 (35 oz) cans stewed tomatoes, crushed
  • 2 (15 oz) cans kidney beans, drained
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup chicken or turkey stock
  • 2 – 4 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 to 4 cups of shredded, cooked turkey meat
  • Sugar
  • Shredded cheese and sour cream for optional garnish

Directions:

  1. In a large, 8-quart, thick-bottom pot, cook the onion and green pepper over medium high heat, stirring until golden, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring, for a minute or two more. Add a bit more olive oil if needed.
  2. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, stock beans, oregano, salt, pepper, and cooked turkey meat. Bring mixture to a simmer and reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, for an hour.
  3. Salt to taste. Add 1 to 3 teaspoons of sugar to take the edge of the acidity of the tomatoes if desired.