Here is a great way to use turkey leftovers - a turkey chili recipe.
This is a very healthy chili recipe that uses leftover turkey or (chicken of course). It's a great way to use up leftovers from a holiday or any day roasted turkey or chicken and it's healthy too. Can't beat that.
1/2teaspooncrushed red pepper, or more to your taste
4ounces Monterey Jack cheese, or cheddar cheese, shredded for serving
About 45 minutes before serving, heat a large skillet to medium high heat.
Cook the red or pepper, celery, carrots and onion until tender in hot oil, stirring occasionally (about 7 or 8 minutes). Stir in the chili powder and cook 1 minute. Stir in the tomatoes including the liquid, black beans, turkey, salt, crushed red pepper and 1/2 cup water. Bring it all to a boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to medium low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes to blend the flavors, stirring occasionally.
Check for seasoning before serving and add more salt, pepper or hot pepper if you prefer.
Serve in soup bowls with shredded cheese or over hot quinoa.
Want it spicier? Add as much of your favorite hot sauce as you would like.
Add more color to your chili by adding 1/2 cup of corn niblets to the chili recipe.
You can certainly use the traditional kidney beans in this recipe instead of black beans. Pinto beans would work well too.
You can replace the cooked turkey or chicken with ground chicken or turkey. Cook it with the vegetables and add the chili powder. Then follow the recipe as it shows above.