White Turkey Chili

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNONWhite Turkey Chili spices up leftover turkey in a warm stew that's perfect for a brisk day.
Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNONWhite Turkey Chili spices up leftover turkey in a warm stew that's perfect for a brisk day.

beth colvin

Advocate-Tested Recipe

White Turkey Chili

Serves 8 or more. Recipe is by Beth Colvin.

2 tbls. olive oil

1 onion, chopped

2 tsps. minced garlic

32 oz. fat-free chicken broth

1 bay leaf

1 tbl. parsley

1/2 tsp. cumin

1/2 tsp. chili powder

Cayenne pepper, to taste

White pepper, to taste

2 (27-oz.) cans Creole cream style navy beans

2 cups chopped, cooked turkey

1 (4-oz.) can chopped green chilies

Salt, to taste

Sliced jalapeƱos, optional

Shredded cheese, optional

Sour cream, optional

1. In a large pot, heat olive oil on medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until fragrant and soft.

2. Stir in the chicken broth, bay leaf, parsley, cumin, chili powder and peppers. Bring to a simmer, then add the beans, turkey and chilies.

3. Check the seasonings and salt as desired. Simmer 30 to 45 minutes. Serve garnished with jalapeƱos, cheese and sour cream.