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Arlene's Favorite Chili with a Twist

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Serves 4-6 | Prep Time 15 min | Cook Time 6-8


1 lb each Ground Turkey, Ground Chicken (You can use your favorite type of ground meat - Beef, Lamb,Pork etc)
1 small onion chopped
1 can diced chili ready tomatoes 28oz
1 can EACH of Garbanzo, Red Kidney and Black Beans (drained and rinsed)
1 8 oz can tomato paste
1 – 2 tablespoons of chili powder
3 tablespoons of dry curry
Bell peppers chopped fine (to preparer’s taste)
Scallions chopped
Fresh Thyme leaves
Paprika, salt and pepper to taste
Additional herbs and spices to your taste

My daughter’s twist:
Add 1 Pkg dry Maggi Chicken Soup or Maggi Pumpkin Soup mix
Tablespoon Apricot Jelly or Pepper Jelly

Cook turkey and chicken in some butter or olive oil until no longer pink, add the dry spices (curry, chili, paprika, black pepper etc)

Add meat to slow cooker

Add all remaining ingredients

Mix together well cover and cook on low for 6 – 8 hours

Served with a green salad, my daughter loves it with shredded cheese and a slice of garlic bread.

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This is my daughter’s favorite recipe; I can make this every day AND Sunday and she is happy!

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