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Recipe Name : Turkey White Chili
Country : United States
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Category : Home > Meat > Turkey
Chef : Elise
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* 1/2 lb white beans, soaked overnight in water, drained
* 3 cups turkey stock
* 1 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 medium onions, chopped (divided)
* 1 Tbsp olive oil
* 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper, stem and most seeds removed, chopped (optional)
* 1 teaspoon ground cumin
* 1 teaspoon dried oregano
* Pinch of ground cloves
* 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
* 2 4-ounce cans chopped green chilies
* 2 cups diced cooked turkey
* Salt to taste (about 1/2 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon)

Garnishes and extras

* 1 1/2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
* 1/3 cup (loose) chopped cilantro
* 1/4 cup chopped green onions
* 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and chopped (or guacamole)
* Chopped tomatoes or salsa
* Corn tortilla chips and/or fresh warmed flour tortillas

1 Combine beans, turkey stock, garlic and half the onions in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until beans are very soft, 1 to 3 hours or more. (Depending on the type of white beans you are using. Cannelli beans are tender and tend to cook rather quickly. Navy beans take longer.) Add additional water (or watered-down stock), if necessary.

2 Heat olive oil in a skillet on medium heat, cook chopped jalapeno (if using) and remaining onions in oil until tender. Add green chilies and seasonings and mix thoroughly. Add to bean mixture. Add turkey and salt to taste, and simmer for 10 minutes or more (up to an hour) until the beans are thoroughly soft and the stew has thickened.

3 Serve topped with grated cheese. Garnish with cilantro, chopped fresh tomato, salsa, chopped green onions, and/or avocados. Serve with fresh warmed flour tortillas or tortilla chips.