Spicy Turkey Chili
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Spicy Turkey Chili

You can make this chili as spicy as you like - the combination of the amount of chili powder, cumin and hot pepper sauce provides the option to make this chili as spicy as you like.

10 min
50 min


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

2 pounds ground turkey

1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1/2 cup water

1 (14.5-ounce) can whole tomatoes

1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed, drained

1 (15.5-ounce) can white navy beans, rinsed, drained

1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce

1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

2 to 3 tablespoons chili powder

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

4 ounces (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan until sizzling; add turkey, onion and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.

  2. STEP 2

    Reduce heat to medium. Stir in all remaining ingredients except green pepper and Cheddar cheese. Cover; cook, stirring occasionally, 25-35 minutes or until heated through.

  3. STEP 3

    Stir in green pepper. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until green pepper is heated through.

  4. STEP 4

    To serve, spoon chili into bowls; top each serving with 2 tablespoons cheese.


18Fat (mg)
110Cholesterol (mg)
1250Sodium (mg)
33Carbohydrates (g)
10Dietary Fiber
33Protein (g)


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  October 03, 2009

I added 2 bay leaves and increased the chile powder, as I like spicy... thanks for the recipe

— says Connie
  February 23, 2009

I have made this recipe on several occasions. It always is a hit. Just made it for a family gathering. Everyone wanted the recipe. Grandaughter said "best chilli ever". The bonus is that it's so easy to make.

— says Robert
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