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turkey and bean chili

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a recipe by
susan hindy
brooklyn, NY

Good on a cold winter day! Makes the house nice and warm, too. Good crock pot dish!!!

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serves As many as you want!
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For turkey and bean chili

  • 1 pkg
    ground turkey
  • 2 c
    chopped onions, and italian, poblano or green peppers
  • 2 pkg
    powdered chili mix
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian seasoning (or oregano, basil, parsely)
  • 1 pkg
    pre-soaked red or pink or black beans, or....
  • 2 -3, 1lb can
    canned red, pink or black beans (or a combination of beans)
  • to taste dash
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • a few Tbsp
    olive oil
  • to taste dash
    salt and pepper
  • 2 or more c
    shredded cheese- sheddar, jack or pepper jack
  • 1 -2 c
    lt or regular sour cream ( amount depends on taste)

How To Make turkey and bean chili

  • 1
    chop onions, and peppers. add to heavy pot with a few TBS of olive oil. Saute until golden and soft. add seasonings and stir around to coat vegies and saute a few minutes. Don't burn!!
  • 2
    add ground turkey. Saute and stir until turkey is brown and all mixed with the onions, peppers and seasonings. Add salt and pepper flakes to taste.
  • 3
    add beans and mix adding 2-1 lb cans of crushed or chopped tomatoes. cover and cook over a low to med flame for several hours until thickened and liquid is reduced to chili consistency. Serves 8-10 depending on serving size
  • 4
    Serve hot in bowls with shredded cheddar or jack cheese and sour cream on top. Can use as a dip for stone ground tortilla chips. Can crush chips into bowl for added texture. Good on a cold day for lunch, supper or an afternoon snack. Good for a crowd and party with chips on the side!! Enjoy with a salad on the side.