turkey-chili-1No matter what the weather is outside, my hubby enjoys a hearty and tasty dinner when he comes home from a strenuous day at work. This thick robust turkey chili from Taste of Home is the perfect recipe to satisfy his “hungry man” appetite!

1 pound lean ground turkey
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (26 ounce jar meatless spaghetti sauce
1 (15-1/2) ounce can hot chili beans
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup frozen corn
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce)can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
Sour cream (optional)

1. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook the turkey, onion, celery and green pepper until the meat is no longer pink and the vegetables are tender; drain. Transfer to a 5-quart slow cooker.

2. Stir in the tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, chili beans, water, corn and seasonings. Cover and cook on High for 1 hour.

3. Reduce the heat to Low and cook for 5 to 6 hours. Add the kidney beans and pinto beans; cook for an additional 30 minutes. Garnish with the sour cream, if desired. Makes 12 servings.


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