Choose-Your-Flavor Chili
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Texan
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 lb ground turkey or beef
  • and/or 1 lb portobello mushrooms, cubed
  • 2 T olive oil if you don't use meat with this recipe
  • 2 cloves garlic (kitchen hack: keep a refrigerated tube of crushed garlic on hand and use one squeeze for one clove)
  • 1 small red onion, minced
  • 1 red or green pepper, cubed
  • 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 28 oz can white kidney beans, drained
  • 1 28 oz can red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 T chili powder
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 t garlic salt
  • ½ t ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ t ground black pepper
  • ½ t oregano
  1. Cook meat and veggies over medium-high heat until meat is browned throughout.
  2. If making a vegetarian chili, cook mushroom and vegetables with olive oil for ten minutes over medium-high heat.
  3. Add tomatoes and water to the pan.
  4. Season with the spices.
  5. Bring chili to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 35 minutes.
Recipe by The Daily Adventures of Me at