November 2011

Turkey and Three Bean Chili

1 package ground turkey
olive oil cooking spray
2 poblano peppers, seeded and diced
1 large onion, peeled and diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1 can red beans, drained and rinsed
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 8-ounce package mushrooms, chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
 salt and pepper

Spray a large pot or Dutch oven with cooking spray.  Over medium heat, add onions, peppers, and garlic to pot.  Cover and let sweat for 2-3 minutes.  Add mushrooms, season with salt and pepper, and repeat sweating process.  Add turkey, breaking up to mix in.  Cook until turkey is done (4 - 5 minutes).  Add remaining ingredients and simmer about 1 hour. 

Serves 6-8.