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Souper Bowl 2015 Soup & Chili Cook Off Linky party

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Being from Texas, Scott and I absolutely comprehend the importance of the 7th major food group—chili (in case you were curious, the 6th major food group, of course, is TexMex. Duh). Around here chili is no joke—we have cook offs and intense debates on if real chili has beans or not.

In fact, real Texas chili takes hours to make. There’s special pots, secret seasonings and slow roasted meats involved. My dad makes one of the best chilis around with a secret recipe that takes hours and hours to make. While I love to eat chili there are just times when Scott and I are tired, lazy and just want a chili-like meal to eat. So we came up with this little faux chili recipe we dubbed Cheater Chili. Because it feels like we are cheating when we make it.

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Since it’s Cheater Chili we used a food processor to chop up the onions, garlic, mushrooms and squash. The food processor makes them extra tiny so you can hardly taste the veggies. 😉 Sneaky, sneaky.

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So, dear state of Texas, please excuse me and don’t disown me, but this is what we’re eating tonight. It’s delicious, fairly healthy and only takes 30 minutes or so to throw together. The leftovers are fantastic and you can serve with your choice of rice, potatoes, fritos or just on it’s own. You can also freeze this meal, or even make it in a crock pot (just cook meat first, then add all ingredients to the crockpot with a cup of water and cook on low for eight hours). It’s the perfect winter comfort food.

By the way—I’m on Team Chili with Beans. Sorry dad!

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Texas Cheaters’ Chili
Serves 4-6

1 pound of ground turkey
1 tbsp olive oil
1 packet of taco seasoning
1 sweet onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1/2 cup mushrooms, diced
1 yellow squash, diced
1 can 24 ounce of tomato sauce

Suggested Toppings:
sour cream
fritos, rice or baked potato
green onions, sliced

Heat olive oil in pot over medium heat. Once heated, add garlic and onion to the oil and cook until softened. Add ground turkey, onions and squash and cook well.
Add tomato sauce, frozen corn and taco seasoning to pot and bring to a simmer, stirring.
Serve chili over your choice of topping and enjoy!

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Not enough chili for you? No problem. I’ve teamed up with some friends for the Souper Bowl 2015! This is your chance to link up any of YOUR soup and chili recipes…or just browse the recipes and make sure you stay warm and full all winter long! 🙂

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Welcome to the Souper Bowl 2015 Soup & Chili Cook Off Linky Party

Please use #SouperBowl2015

Did you know that January is National Soup Month? Well yes, it is, so we decided to celebrate with a party and what better food than Soup, Chili and Stew!

We know you have some family favorite recipes and we want you to share those with us so they may become favorites of our family too!

This party is all about sharing and what better place than Pinterest to be able to keep your recipes where you can easily find them? We have a group board for the party! Scroll down for the link.

Souper Bowl. Soup & Chili Cook Off Linky Part. Jan. 25-31.intelligentdomestications.com

A heartfelt thanks to all 18 of these hard working bloggers who are bringing you this party!
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Souper Bowl Host 1. Shirley. Erlene. Jen and Misty

Shirley at Intelligent Domestications //Pinterest

Erlene at My Pinterventures // Pinterest

Jen at The Evolution of Mom // Pinterest

Misty at The Lady Prefers 2 Save //Pinterest

Souper Bowl Host 4

Amanda at The Kolb Korner // Pinterest

Stephanie at Sharing A to Z // Pinterest

Jennifer at A Glimpse of Our Life // Pinterest

Ida at Second Chances Girl // Pinterest

Souper Bowl 2015 Hosts 3. Barb. Kallee. Alli and Tania

Barbara at A Life In Balance // Pinterest

Kallee at Creative Southern Home // Pinterest

Alli at An Alli Event // Pinterest

Tania at Run to Radiance // Pinterest

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Lauren at Mom Home Guide // Pinterest

Amanda at Busy Mama 911 // Pinterest

Reesa at Momma Lew // Pinterest

Souper Bowl Host 5

Brianna at Mending the Piggy Bank // Pinterest

Marilyn at Marilyn’s Treats // Pinterest

Amanda at Diary of A Semi-Health Nut //Pinterest

Join the Souper Bowl 2015 Group Pinterest Board by following the board, then send your Pinterest email to me so I can add you to the board. Contact me: ([email protected])

Follow intelligent domestications’s board Souper Bowl 2015 on Pinterest.

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  • Link up to 7 post
  • You may link to your post or to your Pin.
  • Link Soup, Chili or Stew Recipes Only, anything else will be removed.
  • Please Don’t link and run, Pin and Re-Pin, or comment if you have time.
  • Please be sure you are following your Host on Pinterest.
  • By linking to this party you are allowing permission for your hosts to feature your post on their blogs or social media including the use of your photos for those purposes only.

Let’s Party!

Share please with #SouperBowl2015

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Tania Griffis is an accomplished writer, blogger, and interior designer with a Journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma. She started her popular blog, Run to Radiance, in 2011, demonstrating her design expertise through the personal remodeling of six houses to millions of readers across the globe.

Tania also owns The Creative Wheelhouse, a respected ghostwriting agency for bloggers, further showcasing her talent for creating engaging and informative content.

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  1. Confession: I like chili alright…but this cheaters chili sounds so delicious to me. I think I’d choose to try it over regular chili any day!

  2. Hello cute lady! I love being a part of your party each week. Please take a moment to join our party that starts tonight at 7 pm. We would love to party with you,again! Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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