Fat-Free Chili

Recipe Ingredients

2 pounds ground turkey

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon fresh ginger root

1 tablespoon crushed red peppers

1/4 cup sesame oil

2 green bell peppers

14 ounces kidney beans

12 ounces tomato paste

16 ounces crushed tomatoes

1 large sweet onion

1 tablespoon basil

3 tablespoons cayenne pepper

2 tablespoons ground pepper

1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

1/4 cup hot sauce

2 tablespoons paprika

2 cups water

1 beer


Pan fry at high heat, garlic, red pepper, and ginger for 2 minutes. Add turkey. Stir into pan's ingredients, brown, and drain. Do not cover.

In a large pot (2-3 quart) add browned turkey, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, all remaining spices, sliced green pepper, chopped onion, and beans. Add two cups of water, bring to boil, stirring frequently. Simmer covered for 1 hour at low heat; add beer now.

Ready to serve with grated sharp Cheddar cheese and oyster crackers.

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