Turkey Chili I

  1. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    2 pounds ground turkey
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    1 tablespoon paprika
  2. 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
    1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes
    2 (15-ounce) cans kidney beans
  1. Over medium heat, in a large skillet, heat oil.
  2. Add ground turkey and chopped onions. Cook and stir about 4 to 5 minutes, or until the turkey is no longer pink.
  3. Stir in crushed garlic cloves, chili powder, paprika, cumin, salt, pepper, and whole tomatoes; cover. Over high heat, bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Add kidney beans and cook until heated through.
  5. Makes 8 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