Shotgun Billy’s Turkey Chili with Black Beans



1 c onion, coarsely chopped

1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch cubes

2 Cloves garlic, minced

2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

1 Can (28 oz) tomatoes, undrained and coarsely chopped

1 tbsp chili powder

1-1/2 tsp ground cumin

1-1/2 tsp ground coriander

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp marjoram

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1 Can (16 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained

2 c COOKED TURKEY, cut in 1/2 inch cubes

1/2 c fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

4 tbsp reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, grated



In 3-quart microwave-safe dish combine onion, bell pepper, garlic, jalapeno peppers and tomatoes. Stir in chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano, marjoram, red pepper flakes and cinnamon; cover dish.

Cook in microwave oven at HIGH (100% power) 10 minutes; stir halfway through. Stir in beans and turkey; recover dish. Cook in microwave oven at HIGH (100% power) 4 minutes or until heated through; stir in cilantro.

To serve, ladle into bowls and garnish each with 1 tablespoon cheese.

NOTE: For full blending of flavors, make one day prior to serving.

Nutrition Facts

278 Total Calories

6 g Total Fat

19 % Daily Total Fat

60 g Cholesterol

632 mg Sodium

26 g Total Carbohydrates

30 g Protein