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Chef's Quick Tip: Chili

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Kira Pantschenko, a nutritionist from Westport, shares how to make a delicious and super quick chili.

INGREDIENTS

1 lb lean ground turkey

1 onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, pressed

1 cup yellow pepper, chopped

1 cup orange pepper, chopped

1 cup red pepper, chopped

2 cups pinto beans

2 cups kidney beans

2 cups Turkey broth, (can use chicken or vegetable)

2 15 oz cans tomato sauce (no salt added, no sugar)

1 Tbs chili powder

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp oregano

cheddar cheese, cilantro and sour cream for garnishing

DIRECTIONS

Saute onions until translucent, about 5 minutes. (Alternatively, you can just crumble the raw ground turkey in the bottom of the slow cooker, add the onions and garlic, stir, then go on to step 5.

Add ground turkey, and brown until cooked through.

Add garlic, stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Transfer to slow cooker.

Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.

Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-6 hours.

Serve garnished with shredded cheese, cilantro and sour cream.

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