Ground Turkey and Pasilla Pepper Chili



  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 pasilla peppers, diced, seeds and membrane removed
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 cans Northern Beans, drained
  • 1 can white kidney beans, drained
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 14-1/2 ounce cans fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • Desired toppings (cheese, diced red onion, sour cream)


In Dutch oven brown onion until soft and translucent. Add garlic and cook for another minute, just until fragrant. Include pasilla peppers and let cook until they soften a bit. Add ground turkey, salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder, oregano and cook until the meat is browned and crumbly. Add drained beans and undrained tomatoes. Let simmer for an hour. Enjoy!

Until next time, Kris