What could be better than a steaming bowl
...on a wintry day?
Dried Cherry Chili
Makes 8 servings
2 c. lower-sodium chicken broth, divided
4 oz. dried tart cherries, chopped (3/4 c.)
1T. olive oil
1 T. chopped chopped garlic
1 lb. ground turkey
1 roasted red bell pepper, cut into 1/4 inch cubes
1 T. plus 1 t. chili powder
1 1/2 t. ground cumin
1 t. ground coriander
1 t. dried mustard
4 c. chopped fire-roasted tomatoes
1 (16 oz) can black beans
1/4 c. chopped cilantro
Heat 1 c. broth.
Place cherries in a small bowl.
Add hot broth and set aside.
Heat olive oil in a 4 qt. saucepan over medium heat.
saute about 5 minutes, until onion is soft.
cook 1 minute.
Do not brown garlic.
cook until it is no longer pink.
Add bell pepper, chili powder, cumin,
coriander, mustard and oregano.
Cook over medium-high heat,
about 2 minutes.
Add tomatoes and remaining broth;
bring to boil.
simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes.
Stir in beans, cilantro and cherry mixture.
Continue cooking until thoroughly heated.
Perhaps top it with sour cream or
grated cheddar cheese, or
If you really want a feast,
also bake a skillet of
Sour Cream Corn Bread
It's enough to make you glad it's cold outside!
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