The ultimate comfort food! This one-pot wonder is prefect for cool days, tailgating, as an afternoon warm-me-up and when the gang is over for the big game.
4 tbsp olive oil
1 large yellow onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. ground turkey
1 lb ground turkey sausage, hot
2 (14oz.) cans diced tomatoes, with juice
1 small can tomato paste
2 tbsp chili powder
2 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp coco powder
1 tsp ground allspice
1 tsp ground coriander
1 ½ tsp dried oregano
1 heaping tsp of sugar
½ tsp hot sauce
1 cup water
1 cup red wine
3 (15 oz.) cans kidney beans, drained
salt and pepper
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and sauté until the onions begin to brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and set aside. In same pot with remaining 2 tbsp oil; add meat, season with salt and pepper and brown until crumbly, about 7 minutes.
Drain meat mixture, and return to heat. Add onions, garlic, tomatoes, spices, sugar, hot sauce, half the water and tomato paste. Stir in the wine.
Bring to boil, cover, and reduce the heat to simmer. Cook 45 minutes.
Add beans and remaining water to the pot. Cover and simmer 30 minutes, adding more water if the liquid evaporates. Taste and adjust the seasonings, adding more spices to give it that extra something, something if needed.
Serve hot with bowls of garnishes on the side for toppings.
Serves 6 – 8
grated cheddar cheese
chopped fresh cilantro
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