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From, "California Sizzles...Easy and Distinctive Recipes for a Vibrant Lifestyle," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 pound Italian turkey sausage
  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces diced green chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 (12-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 (28-ounce) can Italian plum tomatoes
  • 1 (16-ounce) can Italian plum tomatoes
  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 (32-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and well drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

TO PREPARE:

1.  In a large skillet or Dutch oven, heat oil over low heat.  Saute the onions and red pepper for about 10 minutes or until tender but not browned.
2.  Add the sausage and turkey and brown over medium heat.  Drain any excess fat from pan.
3.  Add the garlic, chiles, pepper, salt, chili powder, oregano, basil and tomato paste.
4.  Stir in the tomatoes, beer and beans.
5.  Simmer over low heat for 20 – 30 minutes.  Taste to adjust seasonings.  Stir in cilantro before serving. May be made ahead and reheated.

SERVES:  
8 - 10

 
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