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Extra-Lean Turkey Chili with Carrots + Turnips

Cook Time 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 ⁄4 pound extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup red bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 ⁄2 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 ⁄2 cup diced turnip
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ⁄2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 ⁄2 tsp oregano
  • 1 can 19 oz/ 540 ml diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can 19 oz/540 ml red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tsp chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • In a large pot, add olive oil and sauté onions until they are translucent. Add garlic
  • and sauté for about thirty seconds or until you can smell garlic aroma. Add turkey
  • and cook for 10 minutes or until the turkey is no longer pink.
  • Add pepper, celery, carrots and turnip. Stir until combined. Add all the spices, the tomatoes and the beans and heat to a boil for a few minutes, stir constantly and then reduce heat to
  • low.
  • Cook on low heat for about 2 hours. Add salt and pepper for taste and adjust if necessary.
  • Serve chili topped with sour cream and chopped cilantro, if desired.