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Turkey and Corn Chowder
Contributed by: Annelle Williams
  • 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 slices lean bacon, diced
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 TBS butter
  • 2-3 cups cooked turkey, diced (or chicken)
  • 1 small can green chilies
  • 1 tsp. cumin (or more, to taste)
  • 1 TBS hot sauce
  • 1â�„2tsp. salt
  • 2 (15oz.) cans white and yellow corn, drained (or fresh or frozen corn)
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (or your choice of a flavorful melting cheese)
  • Chopped fresh cilantro to garnish
  • Lime slices to garnish
  • Extra shredded cheese to garnish
  • Extra hot sauce to garnish
Pour olive oil into soup pot over medium heat. Add diced bacon and cook for a couple of minutes, then add diced onion and cook for another couple of minutes, stirring. Add garlic and cook for one more minute. Now add butter, and when melted add diced turkey and stir to combine. Next add green chilies, cumin, hot sauce and salt, along with corn and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and add half and half. Next, add cheese and stir until melted and combined. Taste and adjust for salt and hotness.
Serve with chopped cilantro, lime slices, extra cheese and hot sauce as garnish. The garnishes add great kicks of flavor!
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)

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