Spicy Turkey Chili

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This is one of my absolute favorite fall recipes!  I have shared a version in a previous post “5 Healthified Superbowl Sunday Appetizers” but thought it deserved it’s own space 🙂  I recently cooked a big batch for a potluck dinner party so I will share the party size ingredients!

What you will need:

1.5 packages of ground turkey (I typically use extra lean)

2 cans zesty jalapeno diced tomatoes

2 cans dark red kidney beans

1 package chili seasoning (I use Old El Peso or McCormicks)

Dash of chopped jalapenos

Dash of chopped onion

1/2-1 small can tomato paste

Here is what you need to do:

Cook ground turkey in large skillet

Once cooked, drain skillet and add 1/2 cup water

Add chili mix and stir

Add beans, diced tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, and tomato paste (to desired thickness)

Mix and let sit on low for AT LEAST 5-10 minutes.  I like to let mine simmer for 30

This makes about 8-10 servings!

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Enjoy!