1 lb. ground turkey
1 large yellow onion, chopped
1/2 tsp garlic, finely chopped
1 yellow and 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 and 2 tbsp canola oil
1 tbsp chili powder (or to taste)
2 bay leaves
2 dried red chilies, crumbled
1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp brown sugar
1 (28 oz) can chopped tomatoes in juice
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup water
1 tsp salt
- Heat 2 tbsp canola oil in a heavy medium pot over medium heat. Add ground turkey and stir until turkey is no longer pink. Remove turkey from pot and set aside.
- In same pot heat remaining 2 tbsp of oil and add onions, garlic and peppers. Stir for about 10 minutes until onions are lightly browned.
- Stirring, add spices and brown sugar and cook for 1 minute. Add crushed tomatoes in juice and stir.
- Add black beans, water and salt and bring to a simmer. Add ground turkey and any accumulated juices, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Serve with basmati rice and sour cream if desired.