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Hearty Turkey Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds ground raw turkey
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans tomatoes, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 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
  • Sliced scallions
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Dairy sour cream or plain yogurt

Instructions

  1. In Dutch oven, sauté onions, green pepper and garlic in oil.
  2. Add turkey and cook until lightly browned.
  3. Add tomatoes, chili sauce, chili powder, lemon pepper, basil, thyme and hot pepper sauce. Cover; simmer 45 minutes.
  4. Add kidney beans; simmer an additional 20 minutes.
  5. Serve topped with scallions, cheese and sour cream.

Makes 8 servings (about 9 cups).