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Recipe of the Month
Tastin’ Jamaican Pumpkin Chili with Roasted Poblano Peppers by Melissa Hodges Louisburg, NC
5 cloves garlic 1 or 2 large poblano peppers 1/2 cup water or chicken broth (or more depending on how thick you like your chili) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 1 lb. lean ground turkey/beef/venison 1 pint Tastin’ Jamaican Pumpkin Spice Medium Salsa 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 can chili beans (optional) 1 tablespoon Sriracha (if more heat is desired) 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (less or more depending on how much spice you like!) 1/8 teaspoon sea salt pepper, to taste Toppings if desired: Avocado slices and white cheddar cheese
Instructions Preheat oven to 400ºF and spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.2.Place large poblano pepper(s) and 5 cloves of garlic on the baking sheet. Drizzle the pepper with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Then place in the oven for 15 minutes, flipping half way.
Once the poblanos have beautiful roasting marks, remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Use a sharp knife to cut the top off and then remove the seeds. Place the roasted poblanos, garlic cloves, and the water/broth in a high-speed food processor and process until everything’s pureed together. Set aside.
Prepare chili by heating olive oil to medium/high heat. Then, add in a diced small onion and sauté for a few minutes or until translucent. Add ground meat and sauté until full browned. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until combined. Cover and let simmer for 10 minutes before serving. Top with avocado and white cheddar cheese!
Award Winning Salsa
First Place - International Flavor Awards, Madison, WI - 2016
Second Place - World Hot Sauce & Extreme Foods Awards, New Iberia, LA - 2016
First Place - Franklin County Strawberry Festival, Louisburg, NC - 2017