May these few ingredients add warmth to those who are in the cold
There has been extremely bad weather across the nation these past few days. From being snowed in to power outages, well lets see what we can eat to kept our mind off the days worries. This turkey chili is sure to warm the soul and satisfy the spicy cravens of your palette. you will need:
Ground meat 3 pd
onion 1 lg dice
garlic cloves 5
red kidney beans 2 cps
tomatoes 8 still on vine medium size
chili powder 2 tbsp
cayenne pepper 1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes 1 tbsp
bay leaves 4
thyme 6 springs
California chili dried 3
green sweet pepper 1 lg chop
salt and pepper to taste
soak beans over night.
in large skillet brown meat then drain of all juices and oils using a little less than half of seasoning, season meat and set aside.
in large pot put 3 cps of water add beans and two of the California chilies to pot let boil for about 1 1/2 hrs or until is water
reduce by half.
drain all except for about 1 cp of liquid then add meat and rest of the ingredients stir gently to mix well
reduce heat to very low gentle simmer 2 1/2 hours
this dish can be served with corn bread, tortillas or rice. can also be enjoyed simply as a soup with crackers and cheese on top.
stay warm and good eats………..coming soon recipe for corn bread and Mexican rice.