Spicy Turkey-Bean Chili

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This spicy turkey bean chili recipe is low on fat, and high on flavor. Combine it with tortilla chips or a salad to make an excellent meal.

"This is a good recipe that I may use again. I thought the refried beans sounded odd but tried it anyway and they really worked well. I stupidly put salt in too thinking it would need some and it really didn't (
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- AdrienneP

Top-ranked recipe named "Spicy Turkey-Bean Chili"

4.5 avg, 7 review(s) 86% would make again

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound ground turkey breast
3 green bell peppers; seeded and diced
4 Onions; chopped
6 cloves Garlic; minced
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 bay leaves
1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes
2 15-oz can black beans; rinsed and drained
1 15-oz can fat-free refried beans
1 4-oz can diced green chiles; rinsed and drained
2 jalapenos; sliced (remove the seeds to reduce heat level)

Original recipe makes 12

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Preparation

In a large sauce;pan or Dutch oven, heat the oil. Add the turey, bell peppers, onions, garlic, cumin, oregano, cayenne and bay leaves; cook, stirring as needed until the turkey is browned and the vegetables are softened, 6-8 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, beans, chiles and jalapenos, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, stirring as needed, until the flavors are well blended, about 45 minutes. Discard bay leaves.

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Just made this with butter beans as they were the only beans I had already. Came out gorgeous. Deff make again.
bigcook12 1 year ago
Yummy! Easy and tasty :)
Ubuwan 2 years ago
This is a good recipe that I may use again. I thought the refried beans sounded odd but tried it anyway and they really worked well. I stupidly put salt in too thinking it would need some and it really didn't (
AdrienneP 2 years ago
Delicious!
engridpitts 2 years ago
This was out-of-this-world! I followed the instructions as written, but added the meat and veggie mixture to the tomato mixture in the crock pot! Only substitution we made was kidney beans instead of refried beans. It was a big hit with everyone!
RowdyCowchick 3 years ago
Made several times. Fantastic.
Melisaaugusto 4 years ago
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FighttheFatFoodie 4 years ago
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