Chocolate Chili with Apples

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Clifford Boren

Barb loves it when I make this dish. It is a real switch from traditional chili. Serve with either corn bread or warm tortillas.

Top Review by yogiclarebear

This is not my favorite chili, but that is probably a personal taste preference. I would like a sweeter chili, my apples were granny smith, so rather tart. I wasn't terribly fond of the slight bitterness from the curry either. I did not know how much tomato sauce to use (what size can) so I used 2 cans of diced tomatoes instead. The chocolate made it smooth. I would also like to add a bit of salt.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large stew pot or Dutch oven, saute turkey, garlic, and onions until meat is no longer pink.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth, peppers, green peppers, apples, chili powder, cocoa, curry, and cinnamon.
  3. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Add beans and almonds.
  5. Heat through.
  6. Dish up, and sprinkle raisins over it, then add a glob of sour cream on top.

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