Heart Warming Turkey Chili

January 6, 2017

 

 

 

 

Servings Per Recipe: 4-6

Serving Size: 1 (465 g)

Nutrition Info :

AMOUNT PER SERVING:  Calories 594.3; Calories from Fat 161; Total Fat 18 g; Saturated Fat 3.6 g; Cholesterol 78.3 mg; Sodium 1247.7 mg; Total Carbohydrate 78.1 g; Dietary Fiber 18.1 g; Sugars 20.1 g; Protein 39.5 g

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1⁄2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1⁄4 cup packed light brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Add olive oil to bottom of a large cooking pot and turn heat on medium-low.
  2. Add garlic and cook until it starts to brown, stirring frequently (about 2 minutes).
  3. Add onions and cook on medium-low until golden and translucent (about 5 minutes).
  4. Add ground turkey and cook, stirring frequently, until cooked through.
  5. Combine seasonings in a small bowl, then pour over cooked turkey meat, and stir.
  6. Pour in 2 cans of crushed tomatoes (be careful, it will splash slightly).
  7. Stir in light brown sugar, kidney beans, and chopped peppers.
  8. Simmer on medium-low heat for 30 minutes with cover on, slightly vented to allow steam to escape.
  9. Serve with your choice of sides.