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Slow Cooker Chunky Chili

 Slow Cooker Chunky Chili
My family (especially my dad) loves chili. After experimenting with several recipes, I came up with my own version that uses ground turkey and is conveniently prepared in a slow cooker.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Sour cream and sliced jalapenos, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until meat
  • is no longer pink; drain.
  • Transfer to a 3-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the tomatoes, beans,
  • tomato sauce, water, chilies, chili powder, salt, cumin and pepper.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until heated through. Garnish
  • with sour cream and jalapenos if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings (about
  • 2 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 245 calories,

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Slow Cooker Chunky Chili (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 1,206 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 17 g protein.