Thanksgiving Special: Paleo Leftover Turkey Chili


The holidays are upon us and there’s nothing better than a fresh organic turkey to kick off the celebrations! Unless you are hosting a huge crowd, you will be faced with plenty of leftovers, and the age-old dilemma of how to create a meal that will please even your pickiest of diners. This Paleo recipe makes the perfect post-holiday dish that is packed with nutrients. Peppers and spices add a delicious warmth to this classic comfort food.

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Thanksgiving Special: Paleo Leftover Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili

Turkey ChilThe holidays are upon us and there’s nothing better than a fresh organic turkey to kick off the celebrations! Unless you are hosting a huge crowd, you will be faced with plenty of leftovers, and the age-old dilemma of how to create a meal that will please even your pickiest of diners. This Paleo recipe makes the perfect post-holiday dish that is packed with nutrients. Peppers and spices add a delicious warmth to this classic comfort food.

Check out our Paleo Thanksgiving article for some more healthy recipes!

  • Author: Lorrie Cordain
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x
  • Category: Poultry
  • Cuisine: American
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. avocado or coconut oil
  • 34 cups shredded cooked turkey
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 poblano pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 2 c. low/no sodium chicken broth
  • 56 fresh tomatoes, diced (or 28 oz. can no salt added-diced tomatoes, undrained

Instructions

  1. In a Dutch oven or large stock pot, heat oil over medium-high heat for about 1 minute.
  2. Add turkey, onion and pepper and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add the tomato paste, chili powder, garlic powder and cumin, stirring well.
  4. Add the chicken broth and allow to reduce for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the tomatoes and mix well.
  6. Simmer on low heat 20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

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Turkey Chili Ingredients

Turkey Chili

Keywords: paleo, leftovers, turkey, chili, thanksgiving

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