1 pound ground turkey
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 green onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
Dash of cayenne
1/2 cup chicken stock
2 4-ounce cans diced green chiles
1 tablespoon canned jalapeños, diced
1 15-ounce can northern beans
1 15-ounce can kidney beans
1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
1/2 cup grated cheddar
Sour cream for garnish


In a large stock pot, sauté the onions, garlic, green pepper and celery in the olive oil until just tender. Add the turkey and brown.  Add the cilantro, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, cayenne, and chicken stock. Simmer 15 minutes.

Mix in the green chiles, jalapeños, beans and tomatoes.  Simmer 40 minutes.

Adjust seasonings. Add more cayenne if you like it hot. Garnish with cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream.

Serves eight.