Hearty & Healthy Turkey Chili
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Hearty & Healthy Turkey Chili

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes • Serves: 12

2tablespoons olive oil
2green or red bell peppers, chopped
2medium celery stalks, chopped
2medium yellow onions, chopped
4garlic cloves, minced
1/4cup chili powder
4teaspoons minced jalapeño pepper
1teaspoon ground cumin
1teaspoon ground red pepper
3pounds 94% Lean Plainville Farms Ground Turkey
1can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
2cups less sodium chicken broth
1can (15.5 ounces) no salt added cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1can (15.5 ounces) no salt added red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1/4cup chopped fresh cilantro
Optional garnishes: sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, shredded Cheddar cheese

1.In large saucepot, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell peppers, celery and onions; cook 8 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic, chili powder, jalapeño, cumin and ground red pepper; cook 1 minute.

2.Increase heat to medium-high. Add turkey and cook 8 minutes or until browned, breaking up meat with side of wooden spoon. Stir in tomato paste; cook 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and broth; heat to simmering. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans and cilantro; cook 5 minutes. Serve chili topped with sour cream and/or cheese, if desired. Makes about 16 cups.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1-1/3 cups):
266 Calories, 10g Fat (2g Saturated), 63mg Cholesterol,
427mg Sodium, 24g Carbohydrates, 7g Fiber, 23g Protein