Turkey Chili Yummyness

One of the easiest best dinners and party dishes for Winter.

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So it’s finally raining in Los Angeles and that means Winter to me and winter means Turkey Chili. I made this last night and it’s the best, yummyest, hits the spot, cozy din-din. Also great for a party. Make a chili bar and have everyone create their bowl… cheese, onions, sour cream, cilantro, chips, jalapenos… and Beer! Yummm.

Turkey Chili

1.5 pounds of ground dark turkey

1 onion

1 can of corn

1 can of black beans

1 can of chopped tomatoes

½ can of tomato paste

ground cumin

chili powder

salt

a couple cloves of garlic, chopped

½ cup of water or chicken broth

In a large pot, sauté chopped onion

Add ground turkey and separate while browning

Add tomatoes, corn and black beans – draining the corn but leaving ½ the liquid of the beans

Add ½ can of tomato paste and ½ cup of water and STIR

Add 2 tablespoons of cumin and 1 tablespoon of chili powder and salt to taste

Stir and simmer for 30-40 minutes

If it needs it I add more cumin and or chili powder

To make it a vegetarian version – you can chop a red pepper and some zucchini into the onions to begin … and add a can of pinto beans to the corn and black beans instead of turkey.

Serve with shredded cheese mixture (jack and cheddar) and corn chips – yummm

 

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