Sandy’s Fabulous Turkey Chili


3 pounds extra-lean ground turkey

3 cups chopped onions

3 cups chopped green and red bell peppers

1/4 cup Delizia Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 cloves fresh garlic

6 cans (14.5 oz) each chopped (diced) tomatoes undrained

1 1/2 cups water

1/2 cup chili powder

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp dried oregano leaves crushed

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp sea salt

4-5 cans of dark red kidney beans

1/2 cup honey

olive oil for browning


Pour three Tbsp of the garlic olive oil into a large dutch oven or crock pot.  Cook turkey, onion, peppers and garlic over medium-high heat about 5-7 minutes or until turkey begins to brown, stirring frequently and breaking up turkey with back of spoon.

Stir in tomatoes, cook 5 minutes.  Add water, chili powder, cinnamon, cumin, paprika, oregano, black pepper and salt, mix well.  Stir in beans and honey.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low.  Simmer about 30 minutes or until chili thickens.  Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Makes 12-15 servings

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