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Holli's Favorite Chicken Turkey Chili

Holli’s Favorite Chicken Turkey Chili

serves four

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 pounds skinless/boneless chicken thighs or breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes

1/2 pound ground turkey or chicken (light or dark meat)

12 ounces spicy italian turkey sausage, casing removed

1 yellow onion, chopped

1/4 cup chili powder

1 tablespoon garlic salt

2 teaspoons cumin

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 (32 ounce) box unsalted chicken broth

2 (14.5 ounce) cans chopped fire roasted tomatoes

3 bay leaves

2 green jalapeños, slit lengthwise 3 times each

salt/pepper to taste

Garnishes (optional):

sour cream, cheddar cheese, cilantro, red onion

Place oil in large, heavy stock pot over medium heat.

Brown the thighs (in batches if not crowd the pan or they will not brown). Remove

the thighs to a plate with slotted spoon. Leave oil and juices in pan, add ground meat and

sausage. Crumble with a spoon and brown. Remove to a plate with slotted spoon. Leave oil and

juices in pan and add onion, cook until translucent.

Add meats back into pan with onion.

Add remaining ingredients (chili powder through salt/pepper).

Simmer 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Before serving remove bay leaves and jalapeños.

Garnish with sour cream, shredded cheese, cilantro, chopped red onion if desired.

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