Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs
The cocoa in this dish imparts a richness and mysterious nuance. Peanut butter replaces the usual ground nuts.
- 1 lb turkey breast, cut into 3/4 inch cubes
- 1 small green bell pepper, finely chopped
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 2 tablespoons cornmeal
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1⁄8 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
- 1 1⁄2 cups water
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
- 3 cups hot cooked rice
- 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Combine turkey, bell pepper, onion, and garlic in a 3 1/2 quart slow cooker.
- In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, chili powder, cornmeal, cocoa powder, cumin, oregano, salt, cinnamon, and red pepper. Stir into turkey mixture.
- Whisk tomato sauce with water and peanut butter; pour over turkey mixture, mixing well.
- Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours. Serves 4.
- Serve over hot cooked rice. Sprinkle with cilantro.
- Healthy Crockery Cookery Mable Hoffman.
This was very good. I made it pretty much as listed except that I added more red pepper, because we like things spicier. It did get a bit thick at the end, so next time I might add more water or tomato sauce, but everyone liked it, and it is definitely going on my list of go-to healthy meals.