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Laura's Amazing Turkey Chili Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laura Navarre

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
• 1 lb ground turkey (I use ground turkey breast)
• 1 (15 ounce) can red kidney beans, drained
• 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, drained
• 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
• 1 medium onion, chopped
• 3 garlic cloves, minced
• 1 red or green bell pepper, chopped
• 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped ( I like the jarred kind, add more if you want heat)
• 3 stalks celery, chopped
• 1 ½ - 2 cups fresh mushrooms chopped
• ½ cup Italian parsley, chopped
• 1 (4 ounce) can green chili peppers, chopped
• 3 (14 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
• 1 (3 ounce) can tomato paste
• 1 tablespoon chili powder
• 1 ½ tablespoons ground cumin
• 1 tablespoon molasses
• 1 tablespoon paprika
• 1 tablespoon dried oregano
• 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (weird, but important!)
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
• ½ cup red wine
• 1 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
• 1 ½ tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
• 1 tablespoon sesame oil

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large pot heat oil, and sauté the onions, garlic, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, celery, and mushrooms.
2. Sauté' until onions begin to soften, then add turkey and cook until the turkey loses its pink color, about 10 minutes.
3. Add green chilies, parsley, tomatoes, tomato paste, beans, and mix well. Stir in spices, molasses, cocoa powder, wine, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and sesame oil.
4. Cover and simmer. Stir occasionally. Cook for 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1. In a large pot heat oil, and sauté the onions, garlic, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, celery, and
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe started out life as vegetarian chili, hence the non-traditional ingredients. The mushrooms were originally meant to replace the meat and they give this chili a wonderful texture. The recipe as written is medium spicy. Feel free to spice it up or down.

 

 

 

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