Recipe: Buffalo chicken chili

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January 12, 2012 at 12:40 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Recipe: Buffalo chicken chili
Courtesy of Family Features


3 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 celery stalks, diced

1 medium onion, diced

1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced

2 large garlic cloves, minced

1 pound ground chicken or turkey

2 tablespoons chili powder

2 tablespoons ground cumin

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 28-ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup buffalo style hot sauce

1 15.5-ounce can pinto beans, rinsed and drained

3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese


Heat oil in 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add celery, onion, green pepper, and garlic; cook about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp. Remove vegetables to bowl with slotted spoon.

Add remaining tablespoon oil to same saucepan. Cook ground chicken over medium-high heat until well browned on all sides, stirring constantly. Stir in chili powder, cumin and salt; cook 1 minute.

Add tomatoes with their liquid, water and Buffalo style hot sauce. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans; cook 5 minutes longer.

To serve, top each serving with crumbled blue cheese.


Servings: 6


Courtesy of Family Features

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