Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Spicy Turkey Stew
1 small onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
2 (4 ounce) cans canned green chile peppers, chopped
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 teaspon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1/2 tablespoon ground white pepper
3 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans (rinsed and drained)
5 cups chicken broth
WHAT TO DO
In a large pot over medium heat, add the onions and garlic. Cook for 1 minute. Add the turkey and saute for about 5 minutes until turkey is well browned. Add the chile peppers, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, red pepper flakes, paprika, and white pepper and saute for another 5 minutes.
Add two cans of the beans and the chicken broth to the pot. Take the third can of beans and puree them in a food processor. Add this to the pot. Stir well and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve with lemon and cilantro as condiments.
This stew will taste even better the next day, when it has a chance for the flavors to merry together!