Recipe & Photo By: Chef Huda
What You Need
1 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 pound ground turkey
2 cups yellow onion – small diced
2 garlic cloves – minced
1 cup green pepper – small diced
2 cups kidney beans – canned, rinsed and drained
3 1/2 cups of crushed tomatoes – canned
2 cups water
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup of scallion – thinly sliced on a bias
1/2 cup of sharp white or yellow Cheddar – shredded or shaved
What To Do
Now, let’s make something Pretty and Delicious™!
Place a large sauce pot over medium heat. Add in oil and let heat. Next place the turkey meat into the pot. Use a wooden spoon to break up the turkey meat into tasty bite size crumbles. Cook the turkey until golden brown. Stir in onions, bell peppers and garlic then cook until tender.
Add in water, tomatoes and kidney beans into pot then stir. Add in all seasonings and stir. Bring mixture to a boil. Then reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer 30-40 minutes. Once the Turkey Chili is done, serve as desired and garnish with Cheddar and scallions. Enjoy!