Barbara's Blond Chili


Source: Barbara Pistrang

1 lb. lean ground turkey or chicken
1 large onion, diced small
2 tsp. oil
1/2 large green pepper, diced small (optional)
3 stalks celery, diced small
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans whole tomatoes (drained) (15.5 oz cans)
3 cans Progresso white or red kidney beans with liquid (19 oz cans)
1/2 cup red wine
1 bay leaf
1 t. oregano
1 t. cumin
4 T chili powder (or to taste; this amount is very generous)
1/2 t. cayenne
1/2 t. basil
salt and pepper to taste

Spray skillet with cooking spray. Brown turkey in skillet. Drain off any fat and remove meat from pan. Saute garlic and onion in 2 tsp. oil in same pan for a minute or two. Add turkey back in pan. Add everything else and simmer together in large pot for a least 1 hour.

weight watchers points: 1 cup=3 points