*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Ground Turkey Chili
 
 Recipe By     : Dee Bell
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :24:00
 Categories    : Central American                 Fall
                 Main Course                      Winter
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          dried black beans, pinto beans,
                         or red kidney beans and
    2      quarts        water
                         —or—
                         8 cups canned black beans, pinto beans
                         or red kidney beans, plus liquid
    2      large         chopped onions
    2      tablespoons   oil or butter
    1      pound         ground turkey
    2      teaspoons     soy sauce
    4      stalks        celery -- 1 inch slices
      1/2  cup           chopped green bell pepper
    4 1/2  cups          chopped fresh tomatoes,peeled, cored
                         or 4 1/2 cups chopped canned tomatoes
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    2      tablespoons   cumin
    2      teaspoons     paprika
    2      tablespoons   chili powder
      1/4  teaspoon      cayenne powder (optional)
                         or 1/2 minced jalapeño chili (optional)
      1/2  cup           chopped scallions or onions, for topping -- (optional)
    1      cup           grated cheese, for topping -- (optional)
 
 For dried beans: Soak them overnight, use soaking water and add to it to equal 
 the appropriate measure of water. Brown the turkey in half the oil and stir in 
 the soy sauce. Sauté the onion, peppers and celery in the other half of the oil.
  Add half of the vegetable mixture to the beans, water, turkey, spices and half
  of the tomatoes then cook for about an hour and a half. Add the rest of the on
 ion, peppers and celery, adjust seasoning to taste and heat preference and serv
 e.
 
 For canned beans: Brown the turkey in half of the oil and stir in soy sauce. Sa
 uté onion, peppers and celery in the other half of the oil, stir in beans, tomat
 oes and spices. Let simmer for 20 minutes, adjust seasoning to taste and heat p
 reference and serve.
 
 Top with chopped scallions, chopped raw onion and/or grated cheese.
 
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 NOTES : Robust, nourishing black beans and ground turkey in spicy tomato broth.
 
 Toppings are not necessary because this chili has a lot of flavor by itself, bu
 t it is fun to put toppings out on the table and let the family and/or guests d
 o their own thing.
 Nutr. Assoc. : 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 4267 0 0 0 0 5296 0 0 0 0 0 272 0 2679 0