Kristine’s Turkey Chili
- 2 pounds ground turkey breast (extra lean)
- 1 28-ounce can of crushed San Marzano tomato
- 1 14-ounce can of diced San Marzano tomato
- 14 ounces of tomato sauce
- 1 6-ounce can of tomato paste
- 1 30-ounce can of dark red kidney beans
- 1 14-ounce can of pinto beans
- 1 14-ounce can of black beans
- 1 7-ounce can of diced green chili peppers (mild)
- 1 poblano pepper, seeded and diced finely
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1 Jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced finely
- ½ bunch of celery, chopped
- 1 white onion, chopped
- ½ bottle of Bertoli tomato pasta sauce (tomato basil)
- 1 tablespoon or more chili power
- 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
- 1 tablespoon or more cumin
- Salt and pepper
- In large pot, brown the ground turkey breast.
- Add onion, peppers, celery, and salt and pepper. Sauté till onions are translucent.
- Add spices (chili powders, cumin) and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and tomato sauces and cook until veggies are soft, but not too soft.
- Add beans, and once they are warm, your chili is done. Serve topped with avocado, cheese, and sour cream.
Makes: 10-12 servings | Total Time: 30-45 minutes
About the Chef
Name of Chef: Kristine Skoglin
Family Members: Husband – Tim; Kids – Blake and Laura
Community: 4S Ranch
Hobbies & Interests: Cooking, hiking, photography, traveling, and spending time with friends and family
Favorite Local Activity: Working out at CrossFit Barracks
About the Recipe: This recipe is a family favorite, especially when the weather is cold! It’s healthy, easy to make, and tastes just as good leftover. I like to make a huge pot to ensure there’s plenty leftover for lunches. My son Blake loves when I put some in his thermos for his school lunch the next day.
About the Chef: Along with my husband Tim, I own a 4S Ranch-based real estate company, Skoglin Real Estate. I’ve been in the real estate industry since 1998. We have two children, Blake, a third grader, and Laura, a kindergartner at Stone Ranch Elementary. We’ve resided in 4S Ranch since 2002. I do my best to ensure that the family eats healthy food that tastes great and is easy to prepare. I grow a lot of my own herbs and vegetables, and I try to make cooking educational and fun for my kids!
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