White Bean Turkey Chili with Cardamom Cashew Butter
Cool winter months call for warm white bean turkey chili to sooth the soul. This one is spiced up with unique healthy functional food ingredients like cinnamon and cardamom. Betsy’s Best Cashew Cardamom Butter gives it an extra kick with more protein. This creamy white bean turkey chili is so flavorful and delicious it warms the heart with health benefits!
2 clove garlic, minced
1 lb lean ground turkey
1 (4oz) can green chile peppers, chopped
1/2 T ground cumin
1/2 T dried oregano
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
ground cayenne pepper to taste
2 (15 oz cans) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed, separate 1/2 c
2 c chicken broth
2 T Betsy’s Best Cashew Cardamom Butter
1 c shredded Monterey Jack cheese
In a large pot over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic and ground turkey and saute for 10 minutes, or until turkey is well browned. Add the chile peppers, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, cayenne pepper to taste and white pepper to taste and saute for 5 more minutes.
Add 1 1/2 cans of the beans and the chicken broth to the pot. Take 1/2 c beans with the 2 T Betsy’s Best and puree them in a blender or food processor. Add this to the pot along with the cheese. Stir well and simmer for 10 minutes, allowing the cheese to melt.