Quick and easy Turkey-Black Bean Chili



1 can black bean,rinsed and drained

4 dried ancho chili peppers

1 dried arbol chili pepper

3 bay leaves

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

3 cups chicken stock

1 lb. ground lean turkey

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 onion,diced

2 fresh poblanos, seeded and diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper

1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder

1 1/2 tablespoons cumin

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

In a heavy bottomed pot, brown the turkey in olive oil. Add the onions, poblanos and garlic and saute until onions are translucent and fragrant. Heat a cast iron griddle on high heat, place the dried peppers and roast until fragrant, turning often without burning. Remove the stems and seeds. Place the roasted dried peppers into a blender. Add to the blender the lime and orange juices along with the chicken stock; blend until smooth. Pour into the turkey mixture and add remaining ingredients. Bring to boil and simmer until flavors have married. Remove the bay leaves , adjust salt if needed. Serve and enjoy.

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