Tasty Turkey Chili
I keep making this recipe and always plan to take a picture to post on the blog, but each time it gets gobbled up before I get a chance! This time the chili was off limits till I took a picture. That means I get to give you the recipe, woohoo!
This chili is so quick to put together, but tastes like you slaved over your stove for hours. You can eat a bowl of it on its own or serve with cornbread. The other day I had some with homemade sweet potato chips. My husband also likes to have it in a pita pocket. You can also dip in some pita or corn chips. Any way it is served, it will be fantastic.
Feel free to use any meat of choice. I like to use ground turkey, but ground meat or chicken or even a combo of the two work great.
Tasty Turkey Chili
500 grams ground turkey
1/2 Tb olive oil
1 can black beans
1 can white beans
1/2 can corn or 3/4 cups frozen corn
1 large can of crushed tomatoes
1 Tb paprika
1 1/2 tsp each of cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder
1/4 tsp each of allspice, unsweetened cocoa powder, and chili powder
1-2 tsp salt
shake of pepper
1/2 cup water
Heat oil in a soup pot. Add in ground turkey. Use a spoon to break up the turkey into smaller pieces. Once cooked 90% through add in the paprika, cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder. Stir till turkey is coated in spices. Saute a bit longer till fragrant.
Drain and rinse the canned beans and corn. Add to the turkey mixture and mix. Then add in the whole can of crushed tomatoes and 1/2 cup of water. Stir and then add in the allspice, cocoa powder, chili powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then cover and cook on a low flame for about 30 minutes.
If the chili seems too thick for you, add another 1/2 cup of water.
You can add more chili powder. I don’t as I do not like spicy foods and want it mild for the kids to eat.
Feel free to top with slices avocado and cilantro for garnish.
Looks and sounds great….I WANT!!
This sounds very nice, worth trying. The chili powder I have is the Santa Fe blend from Whole Foods, which is not hot. I would probably use more so as to get more of that flavor.
Rena I have to say that I love your blog! Its so important for people to use real ingredients and be health- conscious. With such busy lives its difficult but with a little planning it goes a long way! Thank you!!