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Fat-Free Chili

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red peppers
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 14 ounces kidney beans
  • 12 ounces tomato paste
  • 16 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 3 tablespoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 beer

Instructions

  1. Pan fry at high heat, garlic, red pepper, and ginger for 2 minutes. Add turkey. Stir into pan's ingredients, brown, and drain. Do not cover.
  2. In a large pot (2-3 quart) add browned turkey, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, all remaining spices, sliced green pepper, chopped onion, and beans. Add two cups of water, bring to boil, stirring frequently. Simmer covered for 1 hour at low heat; add beer now.

Ready to serve with grated sharp Cheddar cheese and oyster crackers.