Triathlete’s Turkey Chili Recipe

Makes 8 servings (Prep time 30 minutes, cook time 40 minutes)

Triathlete’s Turkey Chili Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 small red or green bell peppers, finely chopped
  • 2 pounds of 95% lean ground turkey
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons chili poweder
  • salt and black pepper as per your taste levels
  • 1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • Cooked rice or cornbread
  • Sour cream, shredded Cheddar cheese and green onion slices for garnish (optional)

Triathlete’s Turkey Chili Cooking Instructions:

  • Heat oil in Dutch over. Add onions and peppers; cook and stir 3 minutes over medium heat.

  • Add turkey; cook for 3 minutes, stirring to break up the meat.

  • Stir in tomatoes, broth, water, tomato paste, chili powder, salt and pepper.

  • Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring often. If chili is too thick, add water ½ cup at a time as required until the desired consistency is reached.

  • Add beans and cook for 10 minutes or until beans are hot.

  • Serve with rich or cornbread.

  • Garnish with sour cream, cheese and green onion, if desired.

  • And enjoy!