Chili Smothered Linguine

  1. 1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI® Linguine, cooked according to package directions
    1 pound ground turkey, cooked and drained
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
    1 clove garlic, finely minced
    2 (10.75-ounce) cans condensed tomato soup
  2. 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans
    1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    2 teaspoons ground cumin
    1 tablespoon cider vinegar
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. HEAT oil in medium saucepan. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add turkey, soup, beans, chili powder, cumin, vinegar and cinnamon. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
  4. Serve over hot linguine.
  5. Makes 6 servings

Chili Trivia:

  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases