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Turkey Chili Con Carne

Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, diced
  Green pepper 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Red pepper/Yellow pepper 1⁄2 , finely diced
  Jalapeno pepper 1 , chopped finely
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped finely
  Ground turkey 1 Pound
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Corn kernel 1 Can (10 oz) (niblets corn)
  Diced tomatoes 10 Ounce (1 small tin)
  Mixed beans 400 Gram (1 large tin)
  Brown beans 300 Gram (1 regular tin (pork and beans))
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Hot sauce 1 Teaspoon (few shakes)
  Bay leaf 1
For spice mix
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Creole spice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Place a large heavy bottom Dutch oven on medium high heat, and sauté onion, celery, red, yellow, and jalapeno pepper in it. Cook just until the onions begin to sweat.
2. Add ground turkey, stir and continue to sauté until cooked through.
3. Sprinkle cumin, garlic powder, and salt in it.
4. Drop corn, diced tomatoes, mixed beans, and brown beans in Dutch oven. Stir.
5. Add spice mix ingredients, balsamic vinegar, ketchup, hot sauce, and bay leaf. Mix well. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and allow it to simmer for at least an hour or until done.
6. Remove bay leaf, and allow it to cool completely.

SERVING
7. Serve turkey chili con carne with sweet potato corn bread muffins.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Tex Mex
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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