southwestern turkey chili using thanksgiving leftovers

Southwestern Turkey Chili

Enjoy the popular southwestern flavors of this chili from the National Turkey Federation.  If you prefer, substitute turkey broth for the red wine.

 

southwestern turkey chili using thanksgiving leftovers

 

 

Southwestern Turkey Chili
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup coarsely chopped green bell pepper
  2. 1 cup coarsely chopped onions
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  5. 2 (15 1/2 ounce) cans dark kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  6. 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  7. 1 cup dry red wine
  8. 3 cups cubed cooked turkey
  9. 1 tablespoon chili powder
  10. 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro OR 2 teaspoons dried cilantro
  11. 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  12. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  13. Fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. 1. Wash hands.
  2. 2. In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook and stir green pepper, onion and garlic in oil for about 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. 3. Add beans, tomatoes, wine, turkey, chili powder, cilantro, red pepper and salt. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 40 minutes.
  4. 4. Ladle into bowls and garnish with additional fresh cilantro.
Notes
  1. Makes 8 servings.
  2. Serve with cornbread.
  3. 1 Serving: calories 295, protein 25.1 g, fat 7 g (saturated 1.2 g), cholesterol 39.9 mg, sodium 778 mg, carbohydrates 29.6 g, fiber 7.4 g
Iowa Turkey Federation http://iowaturkey.org/