Leftover Turkey? Try Chili!

Most of us have probably already used that leftover turkey from Thanksgiving, or if not, it is in the freezer waiting for just the right time to be used for a meal.  The other day I realized that I had enough turkey left over to make one more meal and wouldn’t have to freeze any of it!  Since it was an overcast, gloomy sort of day, a pot of chili sounded amazing.  I tweeked my chili recipe and used chopped turkey instead of ground beef.  It was a hit!

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 tsp. minced garlic

1-2 hot chili peppers (or to taste), diced

1-2 tbsp. chili powder (to taste)

1/2 tsp. salt

1 large can crushed tomatoes

1 (15oz) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed.

2-3 cups chopped turkey

In a skillet, heat olive oil. Add chopped onion, minced garlic, and hot peppers, cooking until just tender.  Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.  Place in a crock pot set to low.  Simmer for about 3 hours.   Serve with sour cream, shredded cheese, and corn bread!