Turkey and Black Bean Chili

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Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp of olive oil

  • 1 Small yellow onion, diced

  • 1 Green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 Red bell pepper, chopped

  • 3 Garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • 3 Tbsp of tomato paste

  • 12 ounce bottle of beer

  • 3 cups of cooked turkey, shredded

  • 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes

  • 14.5 ounce can of black beans

  • 3 cups of chicken broth

  • 7 ounce can of green chilis, chopped

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 2 tsp of smoked paprika

Optional

  • Shredded cheddar cheese

  • Sour cream

  • Chopped green onions

Yield

4-6 servings

Total Time

10 mins. prep

40 mins. cooking

50 mins. total

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, then add onions and bell peppers. Sauté until softened, approximately 5 minutes.

  2. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.

  3. Add the tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes, stirring continuously.

  4. Add the beer and deglaze pan, scraping up any browned bits.

  5. Then add remainder of ingredients: turkey, diced tomatoes, black beans, chicken broth, green chilis, chili powder, cumin, salt and paprika.

  6. Stir all ingredients and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

  7. Serve warm, topped with cheese, sour cream and chopped green onions (optional).