Freezer-Friendly Crock Pot Turkey Curry Chili

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I am just dipping my toes into the world of curry, thanks to this recipe from my mom.  It is delicious, can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a crowd, and is only 185 calories per serving!!!!  Oh, and did I mention it is freezer-friendly and it goes in the crock pot?  THIS. IS. A. WINNER.

 

Crock Pot Turkey Curry Chili

Serves 4-6

1 lb. ground turkey
1 cup grated/shredded carrots
1 can diced tomatoes (do not drain)
1 can tomato soup
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
2 1/2- 3 tablespoons curry powder
Shredded coconut for a garnish.

*You can add garbanzo beans and/or chickpeas as well

Serve over coconut rice and/or with naan bread.  I think these sautéed sugar snap peas go well with it also!

(print the recipe here)

 

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1.  Brown the ground turkey over medium heat until cooked through.

 

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2.  Grate 1 cup’s worth of carrots.

 

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3.  Add your diced tomatoes and tomato soup (I didn’t have any tomato soup on hand, so I used tomato sauce and it turned out just fine–tomato soup is just slightly sweeter).

 

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4.  Add your curry powder.  If you are making it for your family with young children, I would err on the side of less spice (1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons, perhaps).  You can always add a little more at the end if it isn’t spicy enough.

 

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 5.  Add 1/4 cup of coconut milk (save the rest to make coconut rice to serve it with).

 

 

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6.  Now that everything is in your crockpot, stir it all together.

 

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7.  Cook on low 6-8 hours or on high for 2-3 hours.

 

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Spoon over a bed of coconut rice, sprinkle with a little coconut, and prepare for the deliciousness!  One of my children accidentally switched my crock pot to “boil” at some point during the cooking time (which I didn’t even know it could do)…so it turned out slightly thicker than it normally would.

 

To freeze:  Brown ground turkey until cooked through.  Add remaining ingredients and mix in a gallon size freezer bag.  Freeze.  When ready to cook, thaw in the refrigerator overnight and then toss in the crockpot in the  morning!  

 

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