Turkey Chili con Queso

Culinary Setting
Home
Meal Type
Appetizer
Difficulty
Easy
Time
30 MIN
Servings
10
Cuisine
American
Cooking Style
Quick and Easy
Product
Ground Turkey
Dish Type
Sauce

Ingredients

1 (16-oz) package Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

3 tbsp olive oil, divided

¼ c finely chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tsp ground chili powder

1 tsp ground cumin

½ tsp kosher salt

1 (14.5-oz) can diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained

3 tbsp flour

2 c milk

1½ c sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

chips, if desired

Directions

In skillet cook ground turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

Add 1 tablespoon oil, onion and garlic cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until softened.

Add chili powder, cumin, salt and drained tomatoes and green chilies; stir.

Remove from skillet and set aside. Wipe skillet clean.

Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil.

Whisk in flour until smooth and cook 1 minute.

Gradually add milk, whisking constantly.

Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and gradually stir in cheese, stirring until smooth.

Stir in reserved turkey mixture until thoroughly combined.

Serve with chips, if desired.