Main Meal Recipes > Turkey Chilli

This recipe is part of the January 2006 Recipes Menu

Starter - Celeriac Fritters
Main Course - Turkey Chilli
Dessert - Cranberry Soufflé

How to make turkey chilli:
For a different way to use up left over Turkey, why not try Turkey Chilli. This recipe also uses up any other left over vegetables from Christmas.


4 tablespoons butter
1 large onion
1 green pepper
10 medium mushrooms, chopped optional
2 sticks of celery
1 teaspoon chilli powder
3 - 4 red and green chillies chopped, use less if you want a cooler taste
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
4 cups cooked turkey chopped
1 medium can tomatoes chopped and peeled
1 medium can kidney beans
1/4 pint of beef stock
1/4 pint of red wine
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Heat the butter or margarine in a saucepan.
- Chop the onion, pepper and celery.
- Cook in the butter until tender, and then add the other ingredients.
- Bring just to the boil, lower the heat and cook gently for about 30-40 minutes.
- Stir half way through cooking, and add a little more water if needed.
- Serve with rice or hot garlic bread.