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Coach Karen's Winter Chili

Ingredients

  • olive oil spray
  • 2 small onions chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves chopped
  • 3 pounds 93% lean ground turkey
  • 2-7 ounce can diced green chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder to your taste
  • 1/2 to 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes to your taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 -15.5 ounce cans of cannellini or navy beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • Optional Toppings:
  • Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack Cheese shredded
  • diced avocado
  • cilantro
  • sliced jalapeno
  • sour cream
  • chopped scallions

Instructions

  • Heat a large heavy pot or Dutch oven over medium flame. When hot, spray with oil.
  • Add onions and garlic, saute until soft, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the meat and cook, breaking it up until white and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • Add diced green chilies, salt, cumin, oregano, chili powder, red pepper flakes and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Purée 1 can of beans in the blender with 1 cup of the broth. Add to the pot with the remaining beans, broth and bay leaf and bring to a boil.
  • Transfer to crockpot, cook on low for 8 hours or until desired temperature

Notes

Nutrition facts
Serving: 1 cup
Calories: 307
Carbohydrates: 25g
Protein: 30g
Fat: 12g