Three Bean Turkey Chili Recipe

The 3-Bean Turkey Chilli is a dish that is not only flavorful but also hearty and satiating. 

– 1 Tbsp avocado oil – 1 medium-sized red onion or yellow onion – 1 green bell pepper – 4 large cloves garlic minced – 1 lb ground turkey – 3 Tbsp chili powder – 2 tsp dried oregano – 2 tsp cocoa powder – 1 28-oz can fire roasted diced tomatoe – 2 cups chicken broth or beef broth – 1 (14-oz) can black beans, drained – 1 (14-oz) can kidney beans, drained – 1 (14-oz) can pinto beans, drained – 1 (7-oz) can diced green chilis (mild) – 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup or brown sugar – 1 tsp sea salt to taste – ¼ tsp black pepper to taste – ½ cup red wine optional*


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In a Dutch oven or stock pot, heat avocado oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the chopped onion for 5–8 minutes, stirring regularly, until softened. 


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Sauté garlic and bell peppers for 2–3 minutes until fragrant.Make little bits of pounded turkey with a spatula. Add chilli powder, cocoa powder, dried oregano, and sea salt. 

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Include chicken stock, diced tomatoes, beans, and canned green chilies. Add red wine now.Lid the saucepan and boil the chilli.  

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Reduce to medium heat to a moderate boil and simmer, stirring regularly, for 30 minutes (longer is better for flavour). 

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Top turkey chilli with red onion, green onion, avocado, sour cream, grated cheese, or tortilla chips. Try my Gluten-Free Cornbread with this nutritious turkey chilli. 

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