This hearty Turkey Chili Con Queso comes with all the cheesy, meaty goodness you love, without all the guilt. That’s the power of swapping in ground turkey for ground beef.
(16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast - Raised without Antibiotics
tablespoons olive oil, divided
cup finely chopped onion
cloves garlic, minced
teaspoons ground chili powder
teaspoon ground cumin
teaspoon kosher salt
(14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
cups sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
serve with chips, if desired
Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
Add ground turkey to hot skillet. Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
Add 1 tablespoon oil, onion and garlic cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until softened.
Add chili powder, cumin, salt and drained tomatoes; stir.
Remove from skillet and set aside. Wipe skillet clean.
Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil.
Whisk in flour until smooth and cook 1 minute. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly. Bring mixture to a boil.
Reduce heat and gradually stir in cheese, stirring until smooth.
Stir in reserved turkey mixture until thoroughly combined. Serve with chips, if desired.