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Ingredients

1 pound ground turkey (see note)
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 cup dried kidney beans, cooked
1 cup water
3 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
1 can (6 ounces) no-salt added tomato paste
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
30 Fat Free Premium Crackers

Instructions

In large heavy pot, brown turkey; pour off any excess fat. Add onion, green pepper and garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add beans, water, tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, oregano, cumin and red pepper; cover. Simmer for 1-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve hot with crackers. Makes 6 servings.

Note: 1 pound lean ground beef may be substituted.

Patricia Deem
Colona



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