Spinach Chili

Chef Linda's spinach chili is packed full of nutritious and delicious ingredients! 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion - diced
  • 1 green bell pepper - chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves - minced
  • 1 lb. ground turkey breast
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano - chopped
  • Salt and pepper - to taste
  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz.) can red kidney beans - drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 oz.) can great northern white beans - drained and rinsed (or any variety of white beans)
  • 1 cup cooked corn
  • 1 (5 oz.) package of Olivia’s Organics Baby Spinach
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese - shredded
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 2 scallions - chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves - chopped or torn

Preparation

  • In a large pot, heat olive oil and add onion, green pepper and garlic. Sauté for approximately five minutes.
  • Move the vegi’s to the side of the pot and add the ground turkey (leftover diced turkey meat would also work). Continue to cook over medium heat until turkey is browned.
  • Add all seasonings to the pot and mix everything to combine.
  • Stir in the crushed tomatoes, both beans and corn. 
  • Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer for approximately 15 minutes. Add the spinach and cook another 5 or so minutes until wilted.
  • Ladle into bowls and top with cheese, scallions, sour cream and cilantro.

 

 

Categories: Entree, Spinach