Dynamite Turkey Chili and White Cornbread

Monica Keleher


I really love Chili, but my boys are not really that into it. I really had a craving for some today so I made one that is not too spicy but packed with flavor and as it was cooking I thought darn has to have a cornbread. So I made a white cornmeal cornbread, cause that's all I had in the pantry and it's so good too! Hope you like it as much as we did.


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  • 2 pkg
    ground turkey
  • 1
    sweet italian sausage removed from casing
  • 1 pkg
    hot italian sausage removed from casing
  • 1
    red pepper diced
  • 1
    green pepper diced
  • 1
    onion diced
  • ·
    olive oil
  • ·
    red pepper flakes
  • 3
    cans plum tomatoes 28 oz
  • 3
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1
    lemon, juiced
  • 1 can(s)
    cannelini beans
  • 1 can(s)
    red kidney beans
  • 2 can(s)
    tomato paste 6 oz cans
  • 1/4 c
    chili powder, or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried basil
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried oregan
  • 1/2 c
    red wine, i used a cheap burgundy, think white would have been better .
  • ·
    dill, dried or fresh
  • ·
    kalamata pitted olives
  • ·
    shredded cheddar
  • ·
    scallions, greens only chopped on diagonal
  • ·
    sour cream
  • ·
    corn bread

How to Make Dynamite Turkey Chili and White Cornbread


  1. In a large pot, add olive oil and put in the diced onions, put in a pinch of salt, pepper and red pepper, cook until translucent.
  2. Add the diced peppers and garlic and cook for several minutes
  3. Add the turkey and the sausage and stir until cooked all the way through. Salt and pepper Add the tomato paste and the wine. Cook for several minutes
  4. Add the dried herbs, mustard, dill, and lemon juice.
  5. Add the tomatoes, dill, and beans. Right before you are going to serve add the olives, (The boys don't like them so I only add them into my bowl and not the entire pot)
  6. To serve, spoon the chili in a bowl, add parsley, cheese, sour cream and chopped scallions. Serve with a slice of cornbread. Delish

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