Quick Turkey Chili
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Quick and delicious turkey chili. Healthier than using ground beef. Excellent served with sour cream, shredded cheese and a garnish of cilantro. Great for those cold days to warm you up.

1 lb ground lean turkey
2 tbsp olive oil
1 small onion
1 green pepper chopped
1 red pepper chopped
1 red chilli pepper finely chopped (optional)
2 28 oz cans of crushed tomatoes (or diced tomatoes)
1 15 oz can kidney beans (be sure to drain and rinse first)
2 tbsp chilli powder
1 tsp ground pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp cayenne pepper or 1 ½ tsp crushed chillies
1 tsp garlic powder
1 red pepper chopped
1/3 cup brown sugar
  1. Add olive oil to large pot on medium-low
  2. Add onions and garlic until onions are translucent
  3. Add ground turkey and cook through
  4. While turkey is cooking, combine all dry ingredients except the brown sugar in a small bowl
  5. Once turn is cooked strain off any excess oil and return to the heat
  6. Add dry ingredients to the turkey and blend well
  7. Add 2 cans of tomatoes and stir well
  8. Add kidney beans, red peppers, green peppers and chopped red chilli and stir well
  9. Gently stir in brown sugar and stir well
  10. Cover and let simmer for a good 30 minutes on low heat until vegetables and kidney beans are cooked through
  11. Serve with finely grated cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream and garnished with some cilantro
  12. Enjoy!
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