Budget Friendly, Holidays, Odds & Ends, Recipes, Weeknight Favorites

Leftover Turkey Chili

Leftover Turkey Chili Recipe

I’m always on the lookout for leftover recipes.  This turkey chili recipe uses holiday leftovers, but you could easily use leftover chicken, like a rotisserie chicken.  It uses canned beans, you could use dried very easily and have no problem at all.  I recommend the white dried great northern beans.  They’re easy to deal with and don’t require overnight soaking.

I served mine with cornbread, sour cream, and cheddar cheese.  We like cheese in any sort of chili!

Leftover Turkey Chili
Rate this recipe
Average: 0/5

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 8 Cups

Serving Size: 1.5 Cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 onion, small dice
  • 1 small green pepper,small dice
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 6 C chicken or Turkey broth
  • 2 Cups Diced Chicken or Turkey (or whatever you have left - 1 cup works too)
  • 2 15oz cans Cannelini or Great Northern Beans
  • 1 15oz can green chile enchilada sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp arbol chile powder

Instructions

  1. Brown onions and green pepper in olive oil in a dutch oven
  2. Add in Diced Turkey until warm
  3. Add broth, enchilada sauce, oregano, cumin, chile powder, and bring to a simmer.
  4. Simmer on med/low for about an hour, remove 1 C of hot broth and dissolve cornstarch in the broth and add back in, bring to light boil and cook for 20 more minutes
https://lookslikehomemade.com/leftover-turkey-chili-recipe/

Leave a Reply