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white turkey chili

White Turkey Chili

Speed Herrig from Cookies shares a favorite turkey chili recipe.  It’s ready to eat in under thirty minutes.

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White Turkey Chili
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Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  2. 1 medium onion, chopped
  3. 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  4. 6 cups turkey OR chicken broth
  5. 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  6. 1 tablespoon Cookies Flavor Enhancer
  7. 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies
  8. 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans (white Italian kidney beans)
  9. 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  10. 1/4 cup Cookies Premium Salsa
  11. 4 cups diced cooked turkey
  12. Fresh cilantro, optional
  13. 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese, optional
Instructions
  1. 1. Wash hands.
  2. 2. In a Dutch oven cook and stir oil, onion and garlic for about 3 minutes or until tender. Add broth, oregano and Flavor Enhancer. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. 3. Add green chilies, beans, 1 cup cheese, salsa and diced turkey. Cook for about 10 minutes more.
  4. 4. Garnish with cilantro and additional cheese, if desired.
Notes
  1. Makes 8 servings.
  2. 1 serving: calories 300, protein 29.3 g, fat 11.9 g (saturated 4.4 g), cholesterol 67.6 mg, sodium 951.6 mg, carbohydrate 18.3 g, fiber 3.6 g
Iowa Turkey Federation http://iowaturkey.org/
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/
southwestern turkey salad

Southwestern Turkey Salad

Try this southwestern pasta salad at your graduation party or casual potluck.  The secret ingredient is cilantro, which adds color and a burst of fresh flavor.  (Use leftover Thanksgiving turkey for this dish!)

southwestern turkey salad

 

Southwestern Turkey Salad
Try this southwestern pasta salad at your graduation party or casual potluck. The secret ingredient is cilantro, which adds color and a burst of fresh flavor. (Use leftover Thanksgiving turkey for this dish!)
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Ingredients
  1. 8 ounces rotini pasta, cooked according to package directions
  2. 1 cup cubed cooked turkey
  3. 1 (4 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  4. 2 ounces Pepper Jack cheese, cut into 1/4 inch cubes
  5. 2 cups seeded and chopped tomatoes, divided
  6. 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  7. 1 teaspoon cilantro leaves
  8. 3 tablespoons light olive oil
  9. 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  10. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  11. 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  12. 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Instructions
  1. 1. Wash hands.
  2. 2. In large bowl combine pasta, turkey, olives, cheese, 1 cup tomatoes and green onion.
  3. 3. In blender or food processor combine cilantro, remaining tomatoes, oil, vinegar, garlic, cumin and chili powder. Process until smooth.
  4. 4. Combine dressing and salad mixture. Toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.
Notes
  1. Makes 6 servings.
  2. 1 serving: Calories 316, Protein 15.1 g, Fat 13.7 g (saturated 3.7 g), Cholesterol 27.7 mg, Sodium 254.2 mg, Carbohydrate 33 g, Fiber 3 g
Iowa Turkey Federation http://iowaturkey.org/