Mixed Bean Turkey Chili

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This a delicious and healthy recipe for the whole family to enjoy.. Also a great recipe to serve at a party or sports event!

Mixed Bean Turkey Chili

 

You will need:

 

  • 2 lbs of ground Turkey
  • 1 large can of mixed beans
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves of diced garlic
  • 2 peppers any color, diced
  • 1 Jar Strained Tomatos
  • 2 cans of diced or whole tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp of chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp of cayenne powder
  • 2 whole hot peppers with sliced holes in the pepper
  • 2 tbsp EVOO

 

Turn on your burner to 8, add your EVOO, when warmed up add your ground turkey

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While the ground turkey is browning, prepare your fresh veggies!

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When meat is browned add your veggies.

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Then add the can of beans!

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Season with spices

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Mix together and then add tomato products

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Let cook out for at least an hour.. Even better when left over night and reheated!

When its cooked and ready to eat you can eat this alone, or with onions and cheese on a hot dog, nacho’s or make yourself a plate of chili cheese fries.. It’s as healthy as it’s going to get and just as tasty!

So this is my blog for today hope you all enjoyed.

I am interested in hearing your comments and your ideas. If you have a recipe you would like to see me blog about I would love to hear from you and give it a try. I am always up for trying new things. I can be emailed at schoonerpixie@hotmail.com or I can be found on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SchoonerpixiesKitchen?ref=hl.   

I look forward to hearing from you!!

Until next time enjoy & happy cooking!!

 

 

 

Johnboy’s homemade Chili Oil

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John Boy’s Homemade Chili Oil!

Wow, long time no blog.. Sorry it’s taken me so long to get back into blogging but sometimes I guess thats how the cookie crumbles.. Since the New Year John and I have both been on a healthy kick and have been doing a great job at eating healthier foods! So look forward to recipes that are healtheir and a little more heart smart!

 This  next recipe is totally awesome and SUPER easy to make, anyone can do it!!  My husband John does a fantastic job at making this and we use it all the time. We think it is a must have in every kitchen even if your not a foodie! 😉

You will need:

  • 1/2 cup of dried chili flakes
  • 1 cup of E.V. olive oil (you can use SOME vegetable oil in the mix if you have to)

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Directions:

     In a med size pot add your extra virgin olive oil. Turn the heat on to medium #6-7. Heat until you just see it starting to smoke a bit, not ALOT just a bit. Remove from heat for 5 minutes.
 Stir in your chili flakes, they will sizzle and crack, and sounds funny but they almost smell like chocolate, so don’t worry they are not burning! Let mixture stand until completely cooled off!

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     When cooled put the chili oil in a glass mason jar, cover and sit on your counter ready to be used at anytime! This can be used in noodle bowls, chili, spaghetti sauce, any asian recipie, really anything you want to add a little heat to. You could even fry an egg in it.. Just use it sparingly because it’s hot.. We bought smaller jars at The Bulk Barn gave them away with Christmas gifts and they were a big hit! 

The Final Product"John Boy's Homemade Chili Oil"

The Final Product
“John Boy’s Homemade Chili Oil”

   Thats all she wrote.. Not sure whats up next?  Lots of ideas but nothing decided on yet. However I promise they will be delicious! Here are somethings that I have already made and plan on sharing with you all, BBQ Korean Pulled Pork Tacos with Pickled Diakon, Dan Dan Noodles, Porter Beer Oven Stew and maybe some homemade sushi ideas!! Be sure to check back soon!

Until then Enjoy Life & Happy Cooking 🙂

Please if you would like me to give something else a go, I would love to hear your suggestions and ideas, you can reach me on here or at schoonerpixie@hotmail.com