White Turkey Chili

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This recipe has several ingredients but is worth the effort. Chili is good most anytime, but especially with cornbread and a green salad, or as a side dish to a barbecue. It also freezes and reheats well.

Yield: Makes approximately (18) one-cup servings

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 medium jalapenos chopped
  • 3 14 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 3 7 ounce cans diced green chilies
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoons dried cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 5 15 ounce cans white beans rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • sliced avocado
  • grated mozzarella
  • fresh cilantro chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oil in 8 quart medium stockpot on medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic; cook until softened, about 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add ground turkey and brown; do not drain.
  4. Add chopped jalapenos, tomatoes and diced green chilies; stir to combine.
  5. Add chili powder, cumin, celery seed, cayenne pepper, cilantro, and parsley. Stir and simmer 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Add white beans and chicken broth, stirring to combine.
  7. Add Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke, celery salt, white pepper and nutmeg.
  8. Bring slowly to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  9. Cook for about 45 minutes; remove from heat.
  10. Top each serving with a slice or two of avocado and grated mozzarella cheese.
  11. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
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