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Inspired by the History, Style & Romance of Italy.
Creating certified organic wine, balsamic vinegar & olive oil.


National Bean Day ~ Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Morgan Shepard

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Jan. 6th is National Bean Day, we’re celebrating with a winter favorite, Chili! We adapted a recipe using Villa Gabriella Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil for an easy & delicious, protein packed meal. We served it with Rosemary Cornbread. Serves 8-10.

Easy Ingredients: 

  • 3 tablespoons Villa Gabriella Organic Extra Virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red or orange pepper-chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper-chopped
  • 2-15 oz. cans tomato sauce
  • 2 -15 oz. cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 -15 oz. cans black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 2 -15oz cans red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • Sea salt & cracked black pepper, to taste
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream or Greek yogurt

Simple Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Sauté peppers until soft.
  3. Add onion to pan & sauté until golden translucent.
  4. Add ground turkey to skillet, cook until brown. 
  5. Place pepper, onion & turkey into slow cooker.
  6. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, beans, corn, chili powder & cumin. 
  7. Mix & season with sea salt & fresh cracked pepper.
  8. Cover & cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours, occasionally stir ingredients.
  9. Add toppings 
  10. Serve & enjoy with Rosemary Cornbread

Tried, Tasted & True!

At Villa Gabriella Organic our team tries & tastes every recipe we feature.  While we love to share our family recipes & those of talented home cooks & chefs, sometimes we adapt them so they are even easier to make. As with our products, our goal is for you to have a healthy & delicious experience using Villa Gabriella recipes. So try them out in your kitchen, feel free to tweak them & please tell us what you think. We welcome your comments & feedback!