Easy turkey chili recipe from 1994

Easy turkey chili retro recipe 1994

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An easy turkey chili retro recipe from the ’90s

Compared to this, making toast is a challenge. Turkey chili. It’s simple. It’s quick. And so tasty the dinner table will need every chair you can find. Make tracks for your grocer’s fresh meat case. Compliments will abound. I guarantee it. – Jerry Jerome (The guy behind The Turkey Store)

Easy turkey chili retro recipe from 1994

Easy turkey chili retro recipe 1994

Easy turkey chili

Yield: 6 servings/9 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
A simple turkey chili retro recipe from the '90s


  • 1-1/4 pound The Turkey Store lean ground turkey
  • 16 ounces kidney or pinto beans, undrained
  • 16 ounces stewed tomatoes
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons each chili powder and dried onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon each garlic powder, oregano, cumin, paprika, black pepper and salt


  1. Spray large saucepan or Dutch oven with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Heat over medium-high heat about 30 seconds.
  3. Crumble ground turkey into saucepan.
  4. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Add remaining ingredients plus 1-1/2 to 2 cups water, stir thoroughly.
  6. Cook over medium heat 15 to 30 minutes.
  7. Garnish with sour cream, shredded Cheddar cheese, chopped green onions and sliced black olives, if desired.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 810Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 314mgSodium: 632mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 10gSugar: 7gProtein: 91g

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Easy turkey chili
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