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Chili may have been around for a long time, but the pairing of lentils and turkey will make you fall in love all over again!
1 kg (2.2 lb) ground Canadian turkey
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) whole green lentils
1 Tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
1 large onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 (796 mL/28 oz) cans diced tomatoes
3 cups (750 mL) turkey broth
1 cup (250 mL) water
1 (398 mL/14 oz) can black beans
1 (398 mL/14 oz) can refried beans
1 cup (250 mL) fresh, frozen, or canned corn
1 (40 g/1.4 oz) package chili seasoning
½ (148 mL) can Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (optional)
2 tsp (10 mL) cinnamon
2 tsp (10 mL) garlic powder
1 tsp (5 mL) sweet smoked paprika
to taste, salt and pepper
½ cup (125 mL) water, if needed
TIP: This recipe makes an excellent make-ahead one-pot meal. To cut down on cooking time during a busy week, you can batch cook this recipe, freeze into portions and use as needed.
Recipe was developed in partnership between Lentils.org and Canadian Turkey.