Spicy Turkey Chili

Spicy Turkey Chili

Spicy Turkey Chili


“This peppery chili is not for the faint of stomach.” It’s saucy and satisfying—according to my daughter, it’s the one thing she can taste when she has a cold.  It also freezes very well.

        Margaret Shauers                                                           Great Bend, Kansas


Spicy Turkey Chili

2 lbs. ground turkey or turkey sausage

1 large onion, chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 cans (16 oz. each) chili beans, undrained

2 cans (15 oz. each) tomato sauce

1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes

1 ½ cups beef broth or beer

2 to 3 Tbsp. chili powder

2 tsp. Italian seasoning

¼ to ½ tsp. cinnamon

1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped

Dash cayenne pepper


In a Dutch oven or large soup kettle, cook the turkey, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.  Add remaining ingredients.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat.  Simmer, uncovered, for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.      12-14 servings

(Recipe for Spicy Turkey Chili came from tasteofhome.com)



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