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2 lbs Ground Turkey
3 lbs Ground Beef
1/2 – 1 lb Chorizo Sausage
2 Onions chopped
5 cloves of garlic, Chopped
1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes grated (like hash browns)
2 Yellow Squash chopped
Roasted tomatoes or large can of tomatoes
Bell Peppers to taste (some people do not like them)
V-8 Juice
Olive Oil or butter

Salt,  to taste
Black Pepper
Ancho Chili powder
Crushed Red pepper
Chipotle Chili Powder
Chili Powder,
Garlic Powder

This is a large batch so use an appropriate pan.

1) Brown Garlic and onion in oil
2) Thoroughly mix ground meats together,
3) add base amount of spices to the meat
4) brown meat in pan, breaking it up into small pieces (bite sized)
5)  Add V-8 juice and a shot of whiskey  (op)
6) let simmer for 20 minutes
7) add in roasted tomatoes (or a can), coarsely chopped squash and shredded sweet Potato
8) Let simmer another 20 minutes
9) Add in bell peppers and chorizo sausage (chopped into pieces)
10) cover and let simmer for 20 minutes,  – taste and season appropriately.

Add a pat of butter if needed,
Even with all those spices, this chili did not come out very hot (but then again I live in Ga, and the peppers do not seem hot like they were in California)


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