Panera Bread Turkey Chickpea Chili

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19 comments on Panera Bread's Turkey Chickpea Chili
  by Pam at Panera Bread, Raleigh, NC on February 12, 2014
OMG....this chili is awesome. Just put a pot on for tonight... snowing here.

  by Panera's India at Mimi's Cafe in Columbia, Md on January 13, 2014
Marvelous...we have had it at least ten times since it came out!

  by Pat at Centerville Ohio on January 11, 2014
Best chili I have ever had.

  by Charo at Tampa FL on May 26, 2009
The smoky flavor of the chipotles

+ by Caroline Wilson at never tried it on February 27, 2009
How many calories, carbohydrates and grams of fat are in this?

+ by Frank Binder on November 03, 2008
How large are the cans in the recipe?

  by Alberta McCosh at Ramsey, NJ on October 30, 2008
This dish is exceptional and I don't know why it is not available in the cooler months, especially since it is chili

  by Sharon at Edina, Minnesota on September 27, 2008
Hands down - my new favorite chili - In fact it was the reason I went to Panera for lunch:)

  by Sue at Panera on September 08, 2008
The only chili I will eat!

  by Joanne at Carle Place, NY on August 04, 2008
I LOVE this chili. To me it is the BEST "soup" that they have on the menu. It tastes great!!!!

  by Tara at Calvert County, Md on July 12, 2008
It's delicious, and healthy!

  by KsJayhawk Fan at Panera on April 23, 2008
Just tried the Turkey Chickpea Chili from Panera today also and it's a new favorite. Great flavor and really hits the spot! I hope they keep it around!

+ by Bill B on April 19, 2008
Turkey Chickpea Chili
Bill B – Forest Grove, Oregon – wrbagley at mail dot com.

4 cups water
3 cups or so of leftover turkey meat (light and/or dark)
¼ cup turkey or chicken broth (turkey jelly from pan)

1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
1 can diced tomatoes w/green chilies
1 can kidney beans (rinsed)
1 small can tomato paste

2 tbs olive oil
1 cup diced onions
1 cup diced carrots
½ cup diced celery

3 tbs chili powder
1 tbs cumin
1 tbs modified corn starch (mixed in ¼ cup water)
1 small lime (cut into quarters squeeze into pot and then throw in)
1 tbs lime juice concentrate
2 tbs brown sugar
½ tsp onion powder
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp Salt and pepper each or to taste
¼ tsp MSG (optional for meatier taste)

Finger break turkey into small ½ inch pieces and shreads. In a large pot saute onions, carrots, celery in olive oil until onion is transparent. Add water to pot. Combine all ingredients and simmer on low covered 2-4 hours, stir every hour. Makes about 8 bowls.

  by anonymous on April 13, 2008
Had this for lunch at Panera. It is my "NEW" favorite kindn of chili. Hope they keep it on the menu!!

  by Linda F at Pittsburg, PN on April 10, 2008
Had it this weekend in Pittsburg... it was fabulous... would also love to have the recipe.. in fact that's what I was on the internet for!

  by Pat K at Torrington, CT on April 08, 2008
It was a really good, healthy dish.

  by Pat K at Torrington, CT on April 08, 2008
It's back on the menu in CT. I'd like the recipe, too.

  by Anne at San Francisco (Millbrae) on April 05, 2008

+ by anonymous on December 20, 2007
Great combination of ingredients! Very healthy too. I wish I could find the recipe since they no longer serve it here in Tidewater Virginia.

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