Olive You Chili!

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
  • Prep: 40 min.
  • Cook: 3-5 hours (180-300 minutes)


2cups sliced black olives
1pound ground turkey
1pound chorizo
2cans diced tomatoes w/ green chilis
2cans diced mexican tomatoes
2cans black beans, rinced & drained
2cans kidney beans, rinsed & drained
1-- onion, coursely chopped
1 each-- red, green & yellow peppers, coursely chopped
1cup beer or wine (i like a stout)
1teaspoon nutmeg
1envelope off brand chili seasoning
1envelope name brand chili seasoning
2teaspoons season salt
-- optional topping: shredded colby jack cheese, sour cream, sliced black olives, chopped green onion, and the three colors of peppers finely chopped


in a large fry pan, cook ground turkey and chorizo together, no need to drain, there i sbarely any grease! (unless you get a really fatt chorizo, then drain a bit)

in a crockpot, combine the turkey/chorizo mixture, and ALL other ingredients, except optional toppping.

cook on medium for 3-5 hours. stirring occasionally

serve with a sprinkle of each of the optional toppings, in the order listed (about a teaspoon of each, on each bowl being served, and serve!

this recipe is great on a rainy or stormy day!

why not make some cornbread to go with it?!  and dont forget to put a can mexican corn in your cornbread! makes it moist and extra YUMMY!