Spicy and Smoky Turkey and Yam Chili

Spicy and Smoky Turkey and Yam Chili

Spicy and Smoky Turkey and Yam Chili
 
Spicy and Smoky Turkey and Yam Chili
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Ingredients
  • 1 ½ lbs. ground turkey
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • ¼ c. tomato paste
  • 1 c. Mexican beer
  • 1 c. dried pinto beans
  • 1 ½-2 T. chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • Kosher salt, black pepper, to taste
  • 1 T. ground cumin
  • 1 t. smoked paprika
  • 2 green bell peppers, rough chop
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. dried lima beans
  • 1 large onion, rough chop
  • 5 c. chicken stock
  • 3 c. peeled yam cubes (1/2” size)
  • Garnishes of green onions, cilantro

Instructions
  1. Season the turkey with salt and pepper.
  2. Pour olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add turkey and cook, stirring to crumble and cook until browned.
  4. Transfer to 6 qt. slow cooker.
  5. To the skillet, add tomato paste and cook, stirring often for about 1 minute, over medium heat.
  6. Add beer and bring to boil, stir to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet.
  7. Boil 2-4 minutes or until reduced by half.
  8. Stir into turkey mixture.
  9. Add beans, chipotle peppers, cumin, paprika, bell peppers, lima beans, onion and season with salt and pepper.
  10. Stir in stock.
  11. Cover and cook on HIGH for 7 hours.
  12. Stir in yams, cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender. Season if needed.
  13. Serve with garnishes.

Notes
*****We use YAMS here in our part of the world. You can use SWEET POTATOES!

 

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