Amazing Turkey Chili

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
15 mins
1 hr 15 mins

This recipe started out life as vegetarian chili, hence the non-traditional ingredients. The hominy and mushrooms were originally meant to replace the meat and they give this chili a wonderful texture. The recipe as written is medium spicy. Feel free to spice it up or down.

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  1. Heat oil, and saute the onions, garlic, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, celery,and carrots in a Dutch oven.
  2. Saute' until onions begin to soften, then add turkey and saute' until the turkey looses it's pink color, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add green chilis, parsley, tomatoes, tomato paste, beans, and hominy and mix well. Stir in spices, molasses, cocoa powder, wine, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and sesame oil.
  4. Cover and simmer. Stir occasionally. Cook for 1 hour.