Fall has arrived! It is certainly beautiful but the temperatures are plummeting! I feel like the cold weather showed up so suddenly, it feels like a week ago I was going for runs when it was 25 above. I love all the fall colours, I wish they lasted longer! Mickey and I love going on dog park adventures this time of year!
One of my absolute favourite things to make when it cools down is turkey chili in the crock pot. It is so dead easy and healthy and delicious! I come home at lunch, fill up my crock pot and it is ready for dinner. Here’s wha you’ll need.
1 package extra lean ground turkey
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 small red onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 large can of diced tomatoes (about 800ml)
1 can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained (about 480 ml)
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained (about 480 ml)
1 3/4 cup chicken broth
1 3/4 cup whole kernel corn
1 can tomato paste (about 180 ml)
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Delicious topping options – shedder tex mex cheddar, cilantro, crushed tortillas.
Start with a non stick skillet or wok, cook turkey until almost cooked through, then add green pepper, onion and minced garlic.
Move all those goodies into a 4 quart slow cooker. Stir in your tomatoes, beans, paste, broth and all the spices.
Cover and cook for 5 hours on low.
Eat it and be satisfied!
I’m getting pumped for wearing more sweaters, baking with pumpkin and eating turkey! I hope everyone is enjoying fall!