Mom's Turkey Chili


Ingredients:

  • 1 15.5oz can Bush's Texas Recipe Chili Magic
  • 1 20oz can of whole, crushed, or diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 6oz can of tomato paste
  • 3lbs ground turkey
  • 1 large white or yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, sweet paprika, smoked paprika and cumin to taste.

YIELD: about 8 servings

Nutrition Information:

  • Per Serving
  • Calories - 317cal
  • Total Fat - 11g
  • Carbohydrates - 12g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2g
  • Total Sugars - 3g
  • Protein - 39g

DIRECTIONS:

Heat a small amount of oil or spray with cooking spray in a large heavy bottom pot. Once hot, add the onion and red bell pepper. Stir until the onion turns translucent.

Add the ground turkey to the onion and pepper. Add half of the chili powder and season to taste with the additional spices. Continue to stir over high heat until all of the turkey is fully cooked and starting to brown.

Once the turkey is brown, add the can of chili magic, the can of tomatoes and a half can of tomato paste. Stir well to combine.

Season again with the last half of the chili powder and season to taste with the additional spices. Add about a cup of water and once the chili is bubbling, turn the heat down to a simmer, cover and cook for 2-3 hours, stirring often.

You may need to add water during the cooking time, just keep an eye on it so it doesnt burn. Once done, I like to make one final last check for seasoning.

We serve this over rice, topped with cheddar cheese and sour cream with corn muffins on the side.

All credit for this recipe goes to my momma!

Colleen Saltarelli

Colleen is an ISSA Certified Nutrition Coach, Culinary Institute of America Graduate and Your Gluten-Free Celiac Sidekick.

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Colleen is an ISSA Certified Nutrition Coach, Culinary Institute of America Graduate and Your Gluten-Free Celiac Sidekick.