The Chew: Southwestern Turkey Chili Recipe

The Chew: Southwestern Turkey Chili

The Chew crew go together to prepare a tasty comfort food dish everyone will love! Although they all worked together to prepare this recipe, it can easily be constructed by just one person! But go ahead and enlist the help of your friends, family, and even your kids to make cooking a fun experience rather than a chore. This tasty recipe for Southwestern Turkey Chili is perfect for a relaxing fall day! Prepare a big batch of this chili and freeze a portion of it for an easy and quick weeknight meal. You’ll thank yourself when a hectic, busy night rolls around!

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The Chew: Southwestern Turkey Chili Recipe Ingredients

The Chew: Southwestern Turkey Chili Recipe

The hosts of “The Chew” got together to prepare a batch of Southwestern Turkey Chili to help you warm up in cold weather. (cookienotes / Flickr)

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey
  • 2 cloves garlic – peeled, minced
  • 1 jalapeno – seeded, minced
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 cans Bush’s Kidney Beans in a Mild Chili Sauce – 15-oz each
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion – peeled, diced
  • 2 poblano peppers – seeded, diced
  • 3 tbsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 can whole peeled tomatoes – 28-oz
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 1/2 C chicken broth

To Serve:

  • scallions – sliced on a bias
  • cilantro leaves
  • lime wedges
  • sour cream
  • pepper Jack cheese – shredded
  • hot sauce


The Chew: Southwestern Turkey Chili Recipe Directions

  1. In a large Dutch oven, add olive oil and place over medium-high heat
  2. Add the turkey and cook for about 7-9 minutes to brown
  3. Add the garlic, onion, jalapeno, and poblano peppers, then cook until tender, about 4 minutes
  4. Add the cumin, chili powder, paprika, and cayenne, then stir and season with salt and pepper
  5. Add the brown sugar, tomatoes, and vinegar
  6. Let simmer for 5 minutes, while breaking the tomatoes apart
  7. Add the kidney beans and chili sauce as well as the chicken stock, then bring the mixture to a boil
  8. Reduce the heat to a simmer and let the chili cook for an hour
  9. Serve with scallions, sour cream, cilantro, pepper Jack cheese, lime wedges, and hot sauce


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