Hearty Turkey Chili Recipe
A Very yummy recipe for hearty turkey Chili. Serve with sour cream and a bun.
1 Tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
1 cup chopped onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 lbs. ground turkey
2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans tomatoes, cut into bite-size pieces
1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
1 teaspoon chili powder (or more to suit)
1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 (15 1/2 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained
shredded cheddar cheese
In a large pot, or Dutch oven, heat the oil over medium heat.
Add the onions and sauté until tender.
Add the garlic, cook one minute.
Add the green peppers and cook 2 minutes.
Add the ground turkey and cook until lightly browned and cooked through.
Add tomatoes, chili sauce, chili powder, lemon pepper, basil, thyme and hot pepper sauce.
Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring to combine.Once it boils, turn down to low and cover.
Let simmer for 30 minutes.
Add kidney beans; simmer an additional 30 minutes.
Optional but delicious served with shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream.