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Peruvian Style Turkey Chili

Ground aji amarillo gives this turkey chili a unique taste. A light flavored chili with mild heat and a subtle fruitiness.

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Peruvian Style Turkey Chili

Servings: 4
Total Time: 50 minutes
Recipe by: Frankie


1 tsp olive oil
1 pound ground turkey
2 medium yellow onions, diced
2 bell peppers, diced
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne
1 TBSP aji amarillo powder
salt & pepper
14-ounce can tomato puree
14-ounce can petite diced tomatoes
1 cup chicken stock
1/2 medium onion, diced
1 jalapeno, stemmed, seeded, and diced
freshly grated Parmesan cheese


1. Heat the oil in a dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the turkey, breaking it up as it cooks, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

2. Add the onion, bell peppers, garlic , cumin, cayenne, aji amarillo, and 1 tsp salt. Stir to combine and cook until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.

3. Stir in the tomato puree, diced tomatoes, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with Toppings on the side.

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Peruvian Style Turkey Chili

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