Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I like to cook this in a big iron pot. I usually divide it into 6 servings and freeze for easy lunches. It is hearty and filling but balanced with vegetables.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown turkey in separate pan.
  2. Heat olive oil in large pot and add onion and garlic. Allow to soften.
  3. Add celery, zuchini, green pepper. Stir and allow to soften slightly.
  4. Add drained turkey with slotted spoon and 2 cans of ground tomatoes and stir mixture. Hold off on the tomato paste (see below).
  5. Add chile powder, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, and garlic salt and stir.
  6. Bring to a bubbling boil and set to simmer. After 1/2 hour, add cocoa and evaluate thickness. Add tomato paste to make thicker.
  7. Continue simmering for a total of 1 1/2 hours.

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