The Best Damned Chili I’ve Ever Made

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1 lg. yellow onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp. cumin seed
6 tbsp. olive oil, divided use
2 red bell peppers, seeded & chopped
2 Poblano peppers, seeded & chopped
2 Jalapenos, seeded & chopped
2 Serranos, seeded & chopped
1 tbsp. each: ground coriander, cinnamon & black pepper
2 lbs. ground turkey
4 c. tomatoes with juice, chopped
2 c. chicken stock
1 c. Mexican beer
1 (7 oz.) can Chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce, coarsely chopped
1/4 c. grated unsweetened chocolate

Saute onion, garlic and cumin in 3 tablespoons olive oil until transparent. Add chopped peppers and saute over medium heat about 10 minutes. Add chili paste, chili powder, coriander, cinnamon and pepper. Saute 5 minutes and set aside. Brown turkey in remaining olive oil. Add tomatoes, chicken stock and beer and chiptles. Simmer slowly 30 to 45 minutes or put in the crock pot for a while (1 hour on high, longer on low). Just before serving, stir in chocolate. Serve with whatever you’d like.


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