This Black Bean Turkey Sausage Chili is a good recipe to warm you up.
Black Bean Turkey Sausage Chili
This chili recipe is delicious and easy to prepare, plus it's a bit of a twist on traditional chili.
Servings: 8 servings
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 2 pounds ground turkey
- 1 pound sweet Italian turkey sausage
- One 12-ounce can tomato paste
- One 8-ounce can diced green chiles, squeezed dry
- 6 medium garlic cloves, minced
- 3 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Two 16-ounce can black beans, rinsed and well drained
- One 28-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice
- One 16-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice
- One 12-ounce bottle good beer
- ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
- shredded cheese and sour cream, for topping (optional)
- In a large skillet, heat the oil over low heat. Sauté the onions and pepper for 10 minutes, or until tender but not browned.
- Turn up heat to medium and add the turkey and sausage. Cook until browned. Drain the excess fat from the pan.
- Add the tomato paste, chiles, garlic, chili powder, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Stir in the beans, tomatoes and beer.
- Simmer over low heat for 20 to 30 minutes. Taste to adjust the seasonings.
- Top individual servings with cilantro and optional toppings, as desired.
- This recipe may be prepared ahead and re-heated.
Serving: 1serving, Calories: 536kcal, Carbohydrates: 58g, Protein: 51g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 92mg, Sodium: 1584mg, Potassium: 1945mg, Fiber: 18g, Sugar: 16g, Vitamin A: 2541IU, Vitamin C: 73mg, Calcium: 170mg, Iron: 14mg
Looks yummy! Would I be able to make this in a crockpot and if so what changes would I need to make? Thanks!
I’m not entirely sure. Since it’s only simmered at low heat for a short amount of time, I’d suggest just making it ahead and then re-heating when ready to eat.