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Mexican Turkey and Beans with Rice Recipe

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Turkey and Beans

1 lb ground turkey
3 cans of black beans, rinsed and drained
1 onion, diced
3 cloves fresh garlic, minced or 2 cubes Trader Joe's frozen garlic
1 can fire roasted tomatoes OR 1 cup salsa
1 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
2 tsp. ground cumin
2 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. granulated garlic
1/4 tsp. Trader Joe's chili with lime seasoning*
1/2 fresh lime (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
nonstick cooking spray
1 cup water


2 cups Basmati Rice, rinsed thoroughly
3 1/4 cups water
1/2 cup salsa
1 tsp. granulated garlic
1 tsp. granulated onion
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground pepper
1/2 fresh lime
few sprigs of cilantro, minced
nonstick cooking spray
1 tsp olive oil

Spray large 6 qt pan with cooking spray.
Heat pan and add onions, saute for about a minute.
Add ground turkey, breaking up and continue to brown.
Add garlic.
Once browned, add tomatoes, stirring to breaking up. Continue to cook for 2 minutes.
Add seasonings: cumin, paprika, garlic, oregano, chili with lime, salt and pepper.
Add beans and water
Let simmer (lowest heat setting) for 30 minutes, occasionally stirring and adding more water if it looks too dry. Add in cilantro close to end of cooking time.

Serve with rice.

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40 min.




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