Turkey and Bacon Chili
1 (14.5 oz) can chopped tomatoes
1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
3 Med. carrots, sliced
1 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1/8 tsp. Tobasco sauce
1/4 Cup green bell pepper, chopped
1/4 Cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/3 Cup bottled steak sauce ( A-1 is good )
1/4 Cup white wine
1 1/2 lbs. ground turkey, browned
1 package (1.25 oz) chili seasoning mix
8 bacon slices, cooked crisp, then crumbled
1 tsp ground cumin
1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1. Place the tomatoes, tomato paste, carrot, onion, celery, red pepper,
bell peppers, steak sauce and wine into a soup pot.
Bring to a simmer over low heat and continue cooking
at a simmer for 10-12 minutes.
2. Stir in the turkey, chili seasoning, bacon and cumin and
simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 20-25 minutes.
3. Add the beans, parsley and cilantro and
continue to simmer until just heated through.