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A bowl filled with turkey chili.

Southwestern Turkey Chili

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Southwestern Turkey Chili is delicious and has a little spice to it from the Italian turkey sausage I used to make it. Packed full of flavors from fire roasted tomatoes, chili seasoning and southwestern style vegetables.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Southwestern, Tex Mex
Servings 8 servings
Calories 61 kcal

Ingredients  

Homemade Chili Seasoning Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼-1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper

Turkey chili ingredients

  • 4 links Turkey Italian sausage casing removed
  • 1 bag frozen Southwest Blend vegetables
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 2 ½ cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 14 oz. can Hunts Fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 15 oz. can pinto beans rinsed well
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
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Instructions 

Mix the chili seasoning

  • Mix all the chili seasonings together in a small bowl and set aside.

Make the turkey chili

  • Remove the casing from the Italian turkey sausage and brown in a large Dutch oven, breaking it into bite size pieces. Cook the sausage until almost cooked through the center.
  • Add the olive oil, diced onion, garlic, and chili spice mix to the pan. Sauté until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, beans and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Simmer for about 30 minutes on a medium heat stirring occasionally.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook for another 30 minutes.
  • To thicken the sauce mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons cool water until all the lumps are gone. Add to the pot and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. The chili is done when the sauce had thickened.
  • 8 servings.
  • Serve with a dab of sour cream, a sprinkle of cheddar cheese and some crunchy tortilla triangles.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Bowl | Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 337mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1958IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg
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