Pequeña Turkey and Bean Chili


1 T olive oil
1 lb ground turkey, lean (not extra lean)
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper
1 red jalapeno or serrano, deseeded and sliced
1 1/4 T Gebhardt Chili Powder
1 t dried garlic granules
1 1/4 t ground cumin
1/4 t dried Mexican oregano
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/8 t chipotle chili powder, optional
1 1/2 T all-purpose flour
1/ 1/2 T tomato paste
1/4 cup roasted hot Hatch chiles, peeled and chopped
1 1/2 – 2 cup chicken stock
1 (15 oz) cans beans, drained and rinsed – pinto, great northern, kidney, small red – use your favorite

Optional garnish: chopped cilantro, cheese, green onions, avocado, tomatoes, and jalapenos Read More

Great Northern and Sausage Stew


1 pound bag of dried Great Northern Beans, sorted, rinsed, and pre-soaked per package directions
1 T olive oil
1 onion, diced
2 celery stalks with leaves, chopped
3 carrots, peeled and chopped
4 large cloves of garlic, pressed
4 cups chicken stock, unsalted
1 cup water
1/2 t fresh cracked black pepper
1 t dried rosemary
2 bay leaves, torn in half
2 Parmesan or Romano rinds
12 oz chicken apple sausage, cut in half lengthwise and then cut across to form bite sized pieces
2 twists of the salt grinder
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped Read More