Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Two Bean Turkey Chili

Chili = Delicious! -Kristin

4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
2.5 pounds ground turkey breast
1 c. chopped onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 c. chili powder
2 T. cumin
2 t. dried oregano
2 bay leaves
1/2 t. salt
2 (28 oz) cans diced tomatoes
2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce
3 c. chicken broth
2 (15 oz) cans red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 (15 oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

shredded cheddar, to garnish with
  • Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large pot over medium high heat. Add the turkey and cook until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in pot and saute the onion and garlic until tender and golden, about 4 minutes.
  • Return turkey to pot and stir in the seasonings.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Bring to boil then reduce to low heat and simmer partially covered for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours. (the longer the better!)
  • Discard the bay leaves and serve.

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