Colorado River Chili

  1. 3 teaspoons lemon juice
    2 pounds ground turkey
    1 garlic clove, chopped
    1 small onion, chopped
    1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
    2 (15 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
  2. 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
    1 cup red kidney beans, cooked
    1 (15 ounce) can corn
    2 teaspoons ground pepper
    1 teaspoon chili pepper
    1/4 cup salsa
  1. Put lemon juice in a large nonstick frying pan, then add the turkey, garlic, onion and green pepper.
  2. Cook until turkey is browned.
  3. Add and combine the remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Makes 4 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