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Sunday Suppers with Lunchbox Love – Turkey Chili

Going with the turkey theme for the next couple of weeks. You’ll be grateful! šŸ˜‰ Check out this Turkey Chili recipe from Simply Recipes. I think it’s going to be a winner!


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  • 2 TbspĀ olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder (or up to 4 Tbsp if you like it more hot)
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 3 15-ounceĀ cans crushedĀ tomatoes (fire roasted if you can get it)
  • 1Ā Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1Ā cup of turkey stock or chicken stock
  • Two 15 oz cans kidney beans, drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp seaĀ salt, plus more if desired to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 to 4 cups of shredded, cooked turkey meat
  • 1 to 3 teaspoons sugar (optional)
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, chopped green or red onion, sour cream for optional garnish.

1 SautĆ© the onions, peppers, garlic, and spices:Ā In a large, 8-quart, thick-bottom pot, heat the olive oil on medium high heat. Add the onions and green peppersĀ and cook, stirring, until golden, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, chili powder, and cumin, and cook, stirring, for a minute or two more. Add a bit more olive oil if needed.

2 Add tomatoes, beans, stock, cooked turkey:Ā Add tomatoes, tomato paste, stock, kidney beans, oregano, salt, pepper, and cooked turkey meat. Bring mixture to a simmer and reduce heat to low. Simmer, partially covered, for an hour.

3 Add salt:Ā Salt to taste.Ā Add sugar to taste if needed to balance the acidity of the tomatoes.Ā The chili may be made in advance and chilled for 2 days, or frozen for 2 months.

4 Serve with toppings:Ā Serve with shredded cheddar cheese, chopped red onion, and or sour cream. Serve alone, over rice, or withĀ corn bread.

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