Omer Recipes 2017: Day 12 | Turkey Chili

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Cap off counting of the Omer by joining us for Shavuot Ice Cream Study led by Howard Shatz: “Out of the Desert: The origins and future of the Islamic State (and what it means for Israel)”, Tuesday, May 30, 8:30pm (at the home of Rabbi Bass).
Today is 12 days, which is 1 week and 5 days of the Omer

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And here’s today’s recipe, contributed by Whitney W..

Turkey Chili


  • 4 chopped onions
  • 40 oz. of chopped turkey (ideally 93% fat free)
  • 1 lbs bag of dried kidney beans
  • 4 bell peppers sliced into small pieces
  • 1 lb bag of baby carrots chopped into small pieces
  • 2 28 oz cans of diced tomatoes
  • 1 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup of chili powder
  • red pepper flakes
  • 2 table spoons of spicy mustard


  • Boil/simmer the beans for 45 minutes or so until soft.
  • Saute chopped onions in a large pot until they start to become transparent, then add turkey, chopped carrots, and chopped peppers.
  • Saute until turkey is fully cooked.
  • Then add the diced and crushed tomatoes, and the beans.
  • Stir in mustard and spices and bring to a boil.
  • Turn down heat and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Additional seasoning to taste, if desired.

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