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Turkey Recipes
Salsa Turkey

1 lb very lean ground turkey
2 cups cooked brown rice
8 oz salsa
4 squirts Franks Red Hot

Spray pan with cooking spray (Pam) and brown the ground turkey. Drain excess moisture. (If you used lean turkey, you shouldn't have to drain!) In very large pan or pot, add cooked turkey, cooked brown rice, salsa and squirts of Red Hot. Mix all together with low heat. Divide into four servings and enjoy! You may use a little less/more red hot according to taste.


Turkey Chili

This low fat turkey chili is an ideal family supper. Itís hearty, healthy and easy to prepare.

INGREDIENTS:
∑ 1 tbsp olive oil
∑ 1 large onion, finely chopped
∑ 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
∑ 1/2 stick of celery, chopped
∑ 2 garlic cloves, minced
∑ 1pound 99% fat-free ground turkey
∑ 2 tbsp chili powder
∑ 2 tsp ground cumin
∑ 1/2 tsp oregano
∑ 1/2 tsp ground coriander
∑ 1 14 1/2-ounce can crushed tomatoes
∑ 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce, no salt added
∑ 1 15-ounce can kidney beans drained

PREPARATION:
Heat oil in a large Dutch oven. Add onion, celery, chopped pepper and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes or until onions are translucent. Crumble the turkey into the pan, breaking it apart with a wooden spoon.
Cook for about 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Stir in chili powder, cumin, coriander and oregano. Add in tomatoes and tomato sauce, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans, mix well and cook on low heat for a further 5-10 minutes.  Option: spoon chili over Ĺ cup of cooked brown rice.

(Easy crockpot version: Brown turkey in skillet, and combine turkey and all ingredients in crock pot and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours) (Even quicker easier version, brown turkey in skillet and combine turkey and 1 tbsp of dehydrated onion, 1 tbsp of chili powder (to taste), 2 cans of chili seasoned diced tomatoes and 1 can of low sodium tomato soup all in crock pot  on low for 4/5 hrs or in Dutch oven  for 30 minutes med/low.

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