Ree Drummond's Chipotle Turkey Chili
Hearty Bean Soup
Chipotle Turkey Chili Recipe: This spicy stew is lightened-up thanks to lean turkey over the use of ground beef.
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 Large Onion (diced)
- 4 Garlic gloves (minced)
- 2 pounds Turkey (cut into bite-size pieces)
- 12 ounces Beer
- 14 ounces diced Tomatoes
- 3 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo (minced)
- 14 ounces Black Beans (drained and rinsed)
- 14 ounces Pinto Beans (drained and rinsed)
- 14 ounces Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed)
- 1 tablespoon Chili Powder
- 1 tablespoon ground Cumin
- 2 teaspoons Salt (plus more to taste)
- 1/4 cup Masa Harina (corn flour)
- Juice of 1 Lime
- Sour Cream (for serving)
- grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese (for serving)
- chopped Cilantro (for serving)
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2 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 Large Onion (diced)
4 Garlic gloves (minced)
2 pounds Turkey (cut into bite-size pieces)
12 ounces Beer
14 ounces diced Tomatoes
3 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo (minced)
14 ounces Black Beans (drained and rinsed)
14 ounces Pinto Beans (drained and rinsed)
14 ounces Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed)
1 tablespoon Chili Powder
1 tablespoon ground Cumin
2 teaspoons Salt (plus more to taste)
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat, then add the onion and garlic. Stir them around and cook them for 2 to 3 minutes, until they start to soften. Throw the turkey into the pot. Stir the turkey around and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until lightly browned. Pour in all but 1/4 cup of the beer. Then add the tomatoes, minced chipotle and all the beans. Stir to combine, then add the chili powder, cumin and salt.
Bring the chili to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover the pot and let it simmer for a good 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the sauce is slightly thicker and the flavors have had a chance to combine.
1/4 cup Masa Harina (corn flour)
Juice of 1 Lime
After that time, combine the masa harina with the remaining beer. Whisk it with a fork until it's smooth, then pour it into the chili. This will thicken it up a little more. Squeeze in the lime juice, then stir it around and let the chili simmer for another 10 minutes or so, until it's thick and luscious.
Sour Cream (for serving)
grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese (for serving)
chopped Cilantro (for serving)
Season to taste. Serve it up with a dollop of sour cream, sprinkling of Cheddar and cilantro.
1. Try this recipe with the protein of your choice.