Quick & Easy Chipotle Turkey Chili
Hearty but healthy, with smoky spice and robust flavor. Bonus - have it on the table in 30 minutes!
Recipe type: Chili, Turkey, Main
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • half of a medium onion, chopped
  • 1-1¼ lb ground turkey
  • one chipotle (minced) from a can of chipotles in adobo, plus 1 T of the adobo sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • one 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes (drain for a thicker chili if you are not preparing in advance)
  • one 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth or stock
  • one 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • cheese, sour cream (or plain Greek yogurt), tortilla chips, or your favorite chili fixin's for serving.
  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the onion, season with a pinch of salt and pepper, and saute for 3-5 minutes, or until it starts to soften and turn translucent.
  2. Add the turkey and cook until it is browned and cooked through, breaking up as it cooks.
  3. Add the chipotles, adobo sauce, chili powder, cumin, tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth, and beans.
  4. Stir, bring to a simmer and cook uncovered for 15-20 minutes (or longer if desired), or until heated through and slightly thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve with your favorite chili fixin's.
Recipe by Cupcakes & Kale Chips at http://cupcakesandkalechips.com/2014/02/23/quick-easy-chipotle-turkey-chili-recipe/