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Easy Chili Recipe for a Cold Winter Night
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Easy Chili Recipe for a Cold Winter Night

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Easy Chili Recipe for a Cold Winter Night

Easy Chili Recipe for a Cold Winter Night.

No matter what part of the country you are in, chili makes for a warm and hearty dish for your family to enjoy on a chilly winter night. Sometimes regional chili styles contain no beans, while some variations are made with chicken or pork. But this simple, satisfying recipe features turkey.

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Turkey is a meat associated with Thanksgiving. If you have leftover turkey following a fabulous holiday meal, consider making this chili dish with your Thanksgiving leftovers.

Leftover Turkey Chili Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2/3 cups water
  • 1 package McCormick Chili Seasoning Mix
  • 2 cups chopped cooked turkey (or chopped cooked chicken)


Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat.

Add onion and celery; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp.

Stir in beans, tomatoes, water and seasoning mix.

Bring to boil.

Add turkey.

Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve with desired toppings.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick


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