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Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili

Ready in 30 minutes
41 review(s) averaging 4.5. 88% would make again

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Ground turkey provides a lean alternative to ground beef in this chili recipe. Here's a very good, simple turkey chili. It's quite versatile; it can be spiced up further with cayenne pepper and/or jalapenos.

"I made this a few days ago. Absolutely delicious! This is now my go-to chili recipe. I thought that it called for too much chili powder but the flavor is fantastic. I added a little extra Cumin and Cayenne just because and also added in some corn.

My boyfriend has asked for the recipe as well and he is a chili snob so if you are debating whether or not to make this recipe---do it!"

- bdizzle

Ingredients

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1/4 cup Vegetable oil
2 med Onions; chopped
2 lbs Ground turkey
2 16-oz cans Canned Tomatoes; NOT italian style
1 cup Water
1/4 cup Chili powder
1 tb Corn meal
1 tb Sugar
2 teaspoons Ground cumin
2 teaspoons Salt
1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper; freshly ground
2 16-oz cans Kidney beans; or 17-oz cans
1/2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese; grated
4 tb Sour cream
2 cloves Garlic; crushed

Original recipe makes 8 Servings

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Preparation

Saute onion and garlic; add turkey and brown. Drain fat.

Add tomatoes and everything except for beans.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 2 hours, adding water if needed. After 1 1/2 hours, add the beans. (Do not add them too early, or they will be mushy.)

Serve with a dollup of sour cream and sharp cheddar cheese

Notes

Very good, very versatile ground-turkey-based chili recipe that can be increased or decreased in spiciness per personal taste. Don~quote~quotet skip the sharp cheddar cheese!

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I made this using leftover roast turkey cut into very small pieces and black beans. It was delicious! My. Husband loved it and told me to be sure to save this one.
jeanniegwt 4 months ago
I made this a few days ago. Absolutely delicious! This is now my go-to chili recipe. I thought that it called for too much chili powder but the flavor is fantastic. I added a little extra Cumin and Cayenne just because and also added in some corn. My boyfriend has asked for the recipe as well and he is a chili snob so if you are debating whether or not to make this recipe---do it!
bdizzle 6 months ago
This chili is so good you don't notice that it's not beef! We like to use a lot more garlic (about 8 cloves) and also add a couple fresh finely diced jalapenos (with seeds) for some extra kick. Also we use pinto instead of kidney beans.
sarahgibson1 6 months ago
Very good recipe! Hit with everyone in the house, even the kids.
pammiecombs 7 months ago
i only put in a third of the chilli powder suggested as i was making this for a 5 year old and a 17 month old. it was still too spicy even for me so after pouring large amounts of yogurt and cream to cool it down, it was still too spicy for the kids and too creamy for me. not for my family and thats a shame as it smelt lovely.
hunnibun 11 month ago
great flavor. left out the cayenne pepper. serving to kids who don't like spice.
susanrtanis 1 year ago
cookinggirl20 1 year ago
I would rate this recipe with 5 stars. It was an excellent recipe. I usually try new recipes when we have company and of course I served this to friends and they, too, said it was very, very tasty. The wife of our friends wanted the recipe and I happily gave it to her. Some things I did to the recipe was:doubled it (noticed when I went back into website, I could change it to however many serving I wanted), sauteed the onion and garlic (used 4 times garlic) and then removed from pan, cooked each package of ground turkey separately, added one 8 oz. can of tomato sauce in the last hour of cooking because I wanted more tomato flavor, plus added about 2 tablespoons more cornmeal to thicken it a bit more. After cooking the turkey, I put everything into my large crock pot and finished cooking it. I added the kidney beans about one hour before serving. I cooked on high for 2 hours and low for another hour. I will make it again and share it with my family. I should probably add that I rarely make a recipe exactly as posted, it's just a cook's, or my thing! I have a habit of adding or deleting things to the recipe, customizing it to my taste. I do believe that if I had followed the recipe exactly as posted that I would still rate it as a five star recipe! Because I found the recipe on BigOven, I will add it to my Favorites.
gingerspice62 1 year ago
The chili was very good . Made some with some corn chips .
cookinggirl20 1 year ago
Easy and flavorful. Added a can of Rotel to the original mix and 1/4 cup red cooking wine during the simmer, plus some red pepper flakes near the end.
greagan01 1 year ago
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