Slow Cooker Turkey Chili


Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

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I love this chili recipe because it’s a quick meal to prepare in the morning and a delicious wholesome dinner to return to in the evening.

               Terri Crandall                                                                    Gardnerville, Nevada


Slow Cooker Turkey Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 ½ lb. ground turkey

1 medium onion, chopped

2 Tbsp. ground ancho chili pepper

1 Tbsp. chili powder

1 ½ tsp. salt

1 ½ tsp. ground cumin

1 ½ tsp. paprika

2 cans (14 ½ oz. each) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained

1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped

1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped

1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies

1 garlic clove, minced

1 cup brewed coffee

3/4/ cup dry red wine or chicken broth

1 can (16 oz.) kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (15 oz.) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

Sliced avocado and chopped green onions


In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.  Add turkey and onions; cook 8-10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, breaking up turkey into crumbles.

Transfer to a 5 quart slow cooker; stir in seasonings.  Add tomatoes, sweet peppers, chilies and garlic; stir in coffee and wine.

Cook, covered, on low 7-9 hours.  Stir in beans; cook 15-20 minutes longer or until heated through.  Top servings with avocado and green onions.       8 servings

Freezer option:  Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers.  To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight.  Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding broth or water if necessary.


(Recipe for Slow Cooker Turkey Chili was on, 2014)


Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops

Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops

Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops

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 A friend gave me this fabulous pork chop recipe, and it’s SERIOUSLY the best pork I’ve ever tasted.

                Pam Moormann                                                                              Beverly, Massachusetts


Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops Recipe

Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops

1 cup strong brewed coffee

¼ cup molasses

6 fresh thyme springs

1 Tbsp. cider vinegar

1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

2 garlic cloves, minced

½ tsp. salt

½ tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning

½ tsp. ground ginger

4 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick)

In a large bowl, combine first nine ingredients.  Pour ½ cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork chops.  Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate at least 2 hours.  Cover and refrigerate remaining coffee mixture until ready to cook.

For glaze, place remaining coffee mixture in a small saucepan.  Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about ½ cup.

Drain and discard marinade.  Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat grill rack.  Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-5 inches from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145 F.  Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving.  Spoon glaze over chops.        4 serving

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