- 2 pounds ground turkey or turkey sausage
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cans (16 ounces each) chili beans, undrained
- 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
- 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
- 1-1/2 cups beef broth or beer
- 2 to 3 tablespoons chili powder
- 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
- Dash cayenne pepper
- In a Dutch oven or large soup kettle, cook the turkey, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add remaining ingredients.
- Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Yield: 12-14 servings (3-1/2 quarts).
Reviews for Spicy Turkey Chili
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"I love spicy food and I particularly liked that this recipe called for ground turkey instead of beef. I used both instead of beer. I've never cooked with beer and now I'm wondering if it gives dishes a distinct taste. If so, I might try it with beer next time. Great Recipe!"
"Made it just as directed. My family loves spicy food and they loved this chili! Used the beer and everyone loved the taste. I have to admit I did not eat the chili as I am a vegetarian but it smelled awesome cooking. This recipe is a keeper and healthy!"
"My family loved the chili. I did not add the jalapeno pepper and still found it spicy enough. In addition, I did not add the cinnamon. I will definitely make this again!"
"I omitted the jalapeño, but used 3 Anaheim peppers & 1/4 tsp. of Dave's Insanity Hot Sauce, which is made with ghost peppers. In every tiny taste, I could detect the cinnamon. Omit the cinnamon next time. Note to self: Spoiled DH with this recipe. Tried a quicker turkey chili with McCormick's Slow Cooker Chili Seasoning and he said it was terrible. Don't do that again! Don't use the beef broth or beer - it is soupy enough w/o it."
"will for sure be repeating this recipe, again,and again.It is a winner. Edna..Waterford, MI."