SIMPLE COMFORT CHILI
3 Tbsp garlic
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 Tbsp JF Universal Salt
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp dried oregano
1 Tbsp tomato paste
2 chipotle chile en aboco, coarsely chopped, w/ 1 Tbsp sauce
1 lb ground turkey
1 (12OZ) Mexican lager-style beer
1 (14.5OZ) can diced fire roasted tomatoes, with their juice
1 (15.5OZ) can organic kidney beans, rinsed & drained
Freshly grated Colby Jack cheese
PROCESS:Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the onion, garlic, JF Universal Salt, chili powder and oregano and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 3 minutes.
Stir in the tomato paste and the chipotle chile and sauce; cook 1 minute more.
Add the turkey, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, and cook until the meat loses its raw color, about 3 minutes.
Add the beer and simmer until reduced by about half, about 8 minutes.
Add the tomatoes - crushing them through your fingers into the skillet - along with their juices and the beans; bring to a boil.
Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until thick, about 10 minutes.
Ladle the chili into bowls and serve with the garnishes of your choice.
Recipe adapted from the Food Network.