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The Best White Bean Turkey Chili You’ll Ever Have
** Update – Use shredded turkey from your Thanksgiving leftovers in place of the ground turkey – Still just as delicious!
This White Bean Turkey Chili is one of my most favorite soups to have on a cold, blustery day. It’s creamy, but light and it has a bit of a kick, making it the perfect pot of soup to have simmering on the stove or in the crockpot on a chilly day or for entertaining.
When I think of this soup I think of an old boss. His wife used to make this on our getaway trips when we’d go away for planning retreats. We’d go far up into the hills of Galena, Illinois always in the first week of November. Some years it would be snowing, some years there would just be a perfect crisp in the air. Ahh, I love a good soup on a chilly day. You too?
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This soup is so, so very good and here’s how you make it:
White Bean Turkey Chili
- 1/2 onion chopped
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- 1 pound shredded or cooked turkey use ground turkey if you don't have shredded
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp. ground oregano
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1 7oz can chopped green chilies
- 4 c. chicken broth
- 2 cans drained and rinsed Northern White Beans
- 1/2 cup sour cream
Combine all ingredients other than sour cream
Simmer two hours (or crockpot on low for 4 hours)
- Just before serving add sour cream
- Be careful not to boil ...
Serve with Jack Cheese, Fritos (jalapeños are good too!) on the side
- You may keep this warm in the crock pot or on low on the stove
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