Game Day Chili Con Carne

By Nellie Palmer


  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 
  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 
  • 2 lbs extra lean ground turkey
  • 3 tsp Mexican spice mix 
  • 2 tsp ground cumin 
  • 1 can red kidney beans 
  • 1 can sweet corn
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 
  • 2 fresh green chilies, sliced


  1.  Heat olive oil in a large dutch oven over medium-high heat.  Add onion and celery and cook, stirring for 1-2 minutes.  Add turkey, breaking up any large pieces with a wooden spoon, cook for 4 minutes.  Add spice mix and cumin.  Season well.
  2.  Stir in beans, corn, cilantro and tomato.  Add (1½ cups) water.  Bring mixture to the boil.  Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until the chili has thickened.
  3.  Garnish with sliced green chilies and more cilantro. 

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